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Suspected source of fire: government officials
Yassin has been working as a journalist since 2011 when the conflict began.
Police reportedly found ammunition arranged around the bodies.
Al-Attar was hit by shrapnel while he was helping civilians wounded in an earlier airstrike that he had been covering.
Al-Walid was covering the takeover of Afrin by Turkish forces & the Free Syrian Army factions when a landmine exploded.cpj.org/data/people/ka…
Both journalists died at the scene. cpj.org/data/people/na…
Sharma, who received threats because of his stories on illegal sand mining, was driving on his motorbike to a gov't event when a truck veered into him and ran him over. cpj.org/data/people/sa…
An IDF live round hit Murtaja in the abdomen, although he was wearing a bulletproof vest and helmet with clear "PRESS" insignia.
The gunman reportedly blocked the exit door so employees couldn't escape.
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