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Targeted and cross fire killings

08 February 2013

The manager of Radio Barra FM based in the city of Sao Joao da Barra, Río de Janeiro was shot as he was returning home by a gunman on a motorcycle who called out his name and shot him at least three times. ...

06 February 2013

The 54-year old owner of radio station Sin Fronteras 98.5 FM was gunned down and killed in front of the station’s offices in Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay, near the border with Brazil, according to media reports. ...

18 January 2013

The reporter for Al-Jazeera was killed by a sniper in the city of Daraa. The Qatar-based cable TV channel said that their reporter was shot while reporting on fighting in the village of Basri Al-Hariri in Daraa.

18 January 2013

The 45 year -old journalist was brutally killed in an unprovoked attack by three unknown armed men who shot him in the Wadajir district of the capital, Mogadishu, according to the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), an IFJ affiliate. ...

17 January 2013

The editor- in - chief of military magazine Assaut , was killed in the Syrian city of Aleppo. He was reportedly shot by a sniper.

12 January 2013

The editor of the monthly Anambra was shot dead by unknown persons in Onithsa city in Anambra state, south east of Nigeria.

10 January 2013

Samaa TV cameraman Shaikh and NNI photographer Igbal were killed in the twin blasts in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province. ...

08 January 2013

The 45-year old journalist for Radio Kwizera) found dead in the West of Tanzania. Sources said he appeared to have been hanged by unknown assailants as his left arm had a deep bullet wound.

05 January 2013

The journalist for Dunya TV station , a pro-government television station, died of wounds sustained in a shooting attack in the suburbs of Damascus, state media said. ...

01 January 2013

The photographer was killed after being hit by a vehicle while taking pictures of Justin Bieber's sports car, according to police sources in Los Angeles. ...