List of Media Workers Who Died in Iraq


(AP) A list of news organization employees killed in Iraq since the start of war March 20, 2003:

* Correspondent Asaad Kadhim and driver Hussein Saleh of the U.S.-funded television station Al-Iraqiya shot by U.S. troops, April 19.

* Burhan Mohamed Mazhour, Iraqi cameraman freelancing for ABC, killed in Fallujah, reportedly by U.S. troop fire in his direction, March 26.

* Ali Abdel Aziz and Ali al-Khatib, of the United Arab Emirates-based news channel Al-Arabiyya, shot by U.S. military near checkpoint in Baghdad, March 18.

* Nadia Nasrat, news anchor with Coalition Provisional Authority’s Iraq Media Network/Diyala TV, killed by unidentified assailants in Baqouba, March 18.

* Twin suicide bombings on offices of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and Kurdistan Democratic Party in Arbil kill six journalists, Feb. 1: Safir Nader and Haymin Mohamed Salih, cameramen with Qulan TV; Abdel Sattar Abdel Karim, a freelance photographer for the Arabic-language daily Al Ta’akhy; Ayoub Mohamed and Gharib Mohamed Salih of Kurdistan TV; and Semko Karim Mohyideen, a freelancer.

* Duraid Isa Mohammed, producer for CNN, killed with his driver in ambush outside Baghdad, Jan. 27.

* Ahmed Shawkat of Iraqi independent weekly Bilah Ittijah killed by gunmen at his office in Mosul, Oct. 28, 2003.

* Mazen Dana, Reuters cameraman, shot while working near U.S.-run Abu Ghraib prison on outskirts of Baghdad, Aug. 17.

* Jeremy Little, Australian sound engineer for NBC News, died July 6 at military hospital in Germany from wounds suffered June 29 in a grenade attack on a military vehicle in Fallujah.

* Richard Wild, British freelance cameraman, shot on street corner outside Iraq’s Natural History Museum in Baghdad, July 5.

* Tareq Ayyoub, Jordanian, journalist for Al-Jazeera, killed when network’s Baghdad office hit in U.S. bombing campaign, April 8.

* Jose Couso, cameraman for Spanish television network Telecinco, and Taras Protsyuk, Ukrainian TV cameraman for Reuters, killed when U.S. tank fired at Palestine hotel in Baghdad, April 8.

* Christian Liebig, of Germany’s Focus weekly, and Julio Parrado, of Spain’s El Mundo, killed in Iraqi rocket attack on U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division south of Baghdad, April 7.

* Kamaran Abdurazaq Muhamed, Kurdish translator for BBC, killed in U.S. aircraft bombing of joint convoy of Kurdish fighters and U.S. Special Forces in northern Iraq, April 6.

* Michael Kelly, editor-at-large for The Atlantic Monthly, killed when Humvee he was riding in with U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division plunged into canal near Baghdad, April 3.

* Kaveh Golestan, Iranian freelance cameraman for BBC, killed in land mine explosion in northern town of Kifrey, April 2.

* Terry Lloyd, correspondent for Britain’s Independent Television News, shot in fighting between coalition and Iraqi forces near Basra, March 22.

* Paul Moran, freelance cameraman for Australian Broadcasting Corporation, killed in apparent car bomb at checkpoint in northern Iraq, March 22.


Other deaths, disappearances:

* Mark Fineman, correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, died in Baghdad of apparent heart attack, Sept. 23.

* Elizabeth Neuffer, reporter for The Boston Globe, killed with her translator Waleed Khalifa Hassan Al-Dulami when their car hit a guardrail on highway north of Baghdad, May 8.

* Mario Podesto, Argentine television reporter, killed in car crash outside Baghdad, April 14. Veronica Cabrera, Argentine freelance camerawoman, died April 15 of injuries from the crash.

* David Bloom, NBC News reporter, died from an apparent blood clot while covering the war south of Baghdad, April 6.

* Gaby Rado, correspondent for Britain’s Channel 4 News, died after apparently falling from a hotel roof in northern Iraq, March 30.

* Two Independent Television News journalists, cameraman Fred Nerac of France and translator Hussein Osman of Lebanon, have been missing since the shooting incident March 22 in southern Iraq in which Terry Lloyd was killed.

Sources for this report include the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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