IS sniper kills Iraqi journalist in Kirkuk
October 21 2016 07:10 PM
Iraqi police (front) and Kurdish security forces deploy in the southern Domiz neighbourhood of Kirku
Iraqi police (front) and Kurdish security forces deploy in the southern Domiz neighbourhood of Kirkuk on October 21, 2016, after jihadist gunmen attacked the city. AFP

AFP/Kirkuk

A jihadist sniper killed an Iraqi journalist in Kirkuk Friday during clashes between the security forces and groups of fighters from the Islamic State group, the police and his channel said.
Ahmed Hajr Oglo, 30, was hit by a sniper bullet to the chest and died of his wounds, a colonel in the Kirkuk police told AFP. The channel confirmed the reporter's death.



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