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Washington Post correspondent killed in Baghdad

October 14, 2007 | Death,Iraq,Journalism

Washington Post special correspondent Salih Saif Aldin, 32, was shot to death Sunday in southwest Baghdad while on assignment, the first reporter for the newspaper to be killed during the Iraq war.

At least 118 journalists have been killed in Iraq while on duty, almost 100 of them Iraqis, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Posted by Becky @ 4:38 pm  

2 Responses to “Washington Post correspondent killed in Baghdad”

  1. Devra Says:

    I read about this today. With each reported death I grieve and it hurts.

  2. Deep Muck Big Rake » Freelance journalist killed in Iraq Says:

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