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Targeted and cross fire killings

05 September 2017

The 29-year-old photojournalist and contributor for La Bandera Noticias news website was killed by two unidentified gunmen who fatally shot him outside his home in Guanajato. He was taken to Yuriria hospital where he died of his wounds. ...

05 September 2017

The 55-year-old respected prominent journalist and an outspoken critic of Hindu nationalists was shot dead outside her home in Rajarajeshwarinagar in northern Bengaluru, Karnataka, as she returned from work. ...

28 August 2017

The journalist was killed from shrapnel after a rocket launched by the so-called Islamic State which exploded near him. ...

27 August 2017

The Iraqi cameraman for Karbala TV was killed in an identified explosive device in the town of Tal Afar, the last fiefdom of the so-called Islamic State in the Nineveh province. ...

26 August 2017

The American freelance journalist was killed while covering fighting between the South Sudanese army and the rebel in Kaya, near the South Soudan’s border with Uganda, according to media reports. ...

22 August 2017

The 55-year-old crime reporter was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Mexican state of Veracruz and became the tenth journalist to be killed in the country since the start of the year in work-related incidents. ...

10 August 2017

The headless torso of the 30-year-old Swedish journalist was found on a beach south of Copenhagen on 21 August, ten days after she had gone missing. ...

07 August 2017

The columnist for Sapol Newspaper and a reporter for Radio Mindanao Network was shot leaving his house in Sultan Kudarat province. He died from multiple gunshots. ...

06 August 2017

The radio anchor with Tigmo-Tigmo program on DXPB 106.9 was shot dead by two assailants on a motorcycle on his way home. According to a police report, the assailant continued to shoot Alicaway as he tried to crawl away.

30 July 2017

The correspondent for the Russia international broadcaster RT in central Syria was killed while covering fighting between the Syrian army and the so-called Islamic State group. ...