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Two Iraqi Journalists Killed in IS Violence

29 January 2015

Reports say that Adnan Abdul Razzaq, an Iraqi photographer for Sama Mosul Channel, was killed by militants of the so-called Islamic State in the city of Mosul during the weekend of 24-25 January.

He became the second Iraqi journalist killed in as many days after Ali – Ansari who was fatally wounded on 23 January while covering fighting between the Iraqi army and the IS militants in Mykdadyah, north of Baghdad.

Two other media workers were wounded in the attack – journalist Mustafa Hamid and cameraman Qusay Sahib, both from Iraqiya state television.