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Targeted and cross fire killings

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. ...

19 December 2016

The publisher of Catadunanes News Now was shot in the head as he was entering his offices, in Virac, Catadunanes, in central Philippines. He died from his injuries the following day in hospital. ...

16 December 2016

The 53-year-old station manager and senior program organiser for Mili Payam (National Message) Afghan radio station in MuhammedAgha District of Logar Province in southern Kabul, was gunned down by two unidentified gun men as he was leaving his wo ...

13 December 2016

The 35-year-old crime reporter with Daily Eleven was found dead on the side of the road in Monywa, in northwestern Sagaing. The journalist was found with face and head injuries, indicating murder. ...

10 December 2016

The journalist for a local radio was shot dead outside his home in the Mexican district of Chihuahua. ...

07 December 2016

According to media reports, 38-year-old al-Obeidi was gunned down by unidentified men driving a car, while on his way to work in the city centre. ...

30 November 2016

20 sport journalists from Brazil were among the 75 victims of the ill-fated plane carrying the players of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense which crashed near the Colombian city of Medellin. ...