May 8, 2006, in south of Baghdad, IraqAl-Dulaimi, a reporter for the privately owned TV station Al-Nahrain, and Muazaz Ahmed Barood, a telephone operator for the station, were kidnapped by men dressed as police officers at Diyala Bridge. The two were driving home to Madain, a town 12 miles (19 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Abdulkarim al-Mehdawi, the station's general manager, told CPJ.
Their bodies were discovered in Al-Wihda district, 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Baghdad. Both men, in their late 20s, were shot in the chest, al-Mehdawi told CPJ. Al-Dulaimi had become a reporter for Al-Nahrain four months earlier.
Job: Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered: War
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire
Taken Captive: Yes
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