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Targeted and cross fire killings

19 March 2017

The 57-year-old director of the El Politico magazine and columnist for El Sol de Córdoba and el Diario de Xalapa was shot dead in the Mexican state of Veracruz while he was with his family. ...

13 March 2017

Abuzaid, also known as George Samara, was killed while covering clashes between opposition and the Syrian regime forces in Al-Manshiyya area of Daraa in the southeast of Syria. ...

13 March 2017

The columnist for the tabloid Remate was killed by assailants on a motorbike who shot him four times in the back. ...

02 March 2017

The editor of La Voz de la Tierra Caliente and contributor to La Jornada Guerrero newspaper was shot dead by two youths riding a motorbike in the city of Altamirano, Guerrero State. ...

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. ...