Iraq: Gunmen kill TV presenter at home in northern Iraq
last update: July 31, 15:42
Mosul, 31 July (AKI) - Gunmen shot dead a young Iraqi television presenter at his house in northern Nineveh province's capital Mosul, the Voices of Iraq news agency reported.
Ghazwan Anas was killed and his wife and four-month baby were injured in the attack when the gunmen broke into the family's home in an eastern district of Mosul on Monday, before fleeing.
Anas, 29, worked for the Sama- al-Mosul TV channel, owned by Nineveh's provincial government. It was was launched in 2011.
he Iraqi Union of Journalists condemned Anas's assassination and urged provincial security forces to bring his killers to justice.
More than 280 journalists and media workers have been killed since the start of the US-led war in March 2003, according to the union.
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