Four-member TV crew killed in Iraq
15 Sep 08

Four employees of privately-owned TV station Al Sharqiya were murdered on 13 September in the northern city of Mosul.

Three journalists, Musab al Azawi, Ahmed Salem and Ihab Maad, along with driver Qaidar Suleiman, were kidnapped by gunmen at midday whilst filming a programme about Ramadan in the Mosul district of Al Zenjili. Their bodies were discovered in a neighbouring area, later that day. Al Sharqiya’s news director commented that this atrocity had followed a campaign against the station by state TV broadcaster Al Iraqiya.
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