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Targeted and cross fire killings

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. ...