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Iraqi journalist's body found in Baghdad

IANS  |  Baghdad 

on Thursday found the body of a in the capital Baghdad, the said.

The body of Samir Ali Shgara, a who worked for the US-based al-Hurra Iraq, an Arabic-language channel, was found near al-Qanat Street with to his head, Ministry sources told

According to the Iraqi Journalists' Syndicate, some 500 journalists have been killed in since the US-led invasion in 2003.

is considered one of the most dangerous countries for journalists and press freedom.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 14:32 IST
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