May 8, 2006, in between Baghdad and Mada'in, Iraq
Barood, a telephone operator for the privately owned TV station Al-Nahrain, and Laith Al-Dulaimi, a reporter for the station, were kidnapped by men disguised as police officers at Diyala Bridge while driving home to Mada'in, a town 12 miles (19 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Abdulkarim al-Mehdawi, the station's general manager told CPJ.
bodies were discovered at al-Wihda district, 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of
Media Support Worker: In 2003, CPJ began documenting the deaths of vital media employees such as translators, drivers, fixers, and administrative workers.
- Iraq: Journalists Abducted 2003-09, April 15, 2008
- Iraqi reporter, support worker murdered south of Baghdad , May 8, 2006