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Targeted and cross fire killings

25 February 2017

The 30-year-old female reporter working for Iraqi Kurdish channel Rudaw was killed in the explosion of a roadside bomb while covering fighting between government forces and jihadists in Mosul, the AFP quoted her channel as saying. ...

22 February 2017

The 30-year-old reporter was killed in Russian bombing while covering the events in rural Hama for Al-Jiser Channel. Hallaq was one of the channel’s most prominent reporters and had covered different events in various parts of Syria.

14 February 2017

Luís Manuel Medina, the presenter of the news programme Milenio Caliente – or Hot Millennium – was killed while on air at the radio station FM 103.5 when gunmen opened fire during a news bulletin which was being broadcast on Facebook Live. ...

12 February 2017

The freelance cameraman was killed by a Syrian army sniper while covering the clashes between the opposition and the regime forces in Al-Manshiyya neighborhood of Daraa. The young cameraman also contributed to Nabaa Media Foundation.

12 February 2017

The 22-year-old assistant cameraman of privately-owned Samaa TV news channel, was shot in his head and chest when he was traveling in the Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) van in north Nazimabad to report on an attack on the police. ...

03 February 2017

The local correspondent of the Bangla-language daily Samakal, was shot i n the face while covering clashes between two factions of the ruling party, the Awami League, on Thursday 2 February during which gunshots were fired. ...

20 January 2017

The Syrian journalist, also known as Abu Zaid Al-Homsi, was killed by a bomb that was planted by unknown people on a car which he was using in Beit Jinn village of Rural Damascus. ...

17 January 2017

Igor Padilla The 36-year-old TV news presenter for Canal HCH and well-known crime report was fatally injured when four unidentified gunmen opened fire on him in Suyapa, an area of San Pedro Sula as we he filming a TV documentary on viol ...

12 January 2017

Unidentified gunmen shot dead the journalist of Qudrat, the local Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan's troubled southwestern Balochistan province, close to Afghan and Iranian border, according to AFP quoting police sources 37-year-ol ...

29 December 2016

Nine members of the Russian media were aboard the jet which crashed into the Black Sea on 25 December, killing 92 people aboard. ...