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Freelance Photojournalist Killed In Tikrit

photo: Iraqi journalist Sabah al-Bazee. Reuters/Files
Reuters reports: The freelancer who worked for Reuters was among at least 20 people killed on Tuesday when gunmen attacked a local government building in Tikrit, the hometown of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. Sabah al-Bazee, 30, who had contributed to Reuters in Iraq since 2004 and also worked as cameraman for several other media organisations, suffered shrapnel wounds in an explosion, said his cousin Mahmoud Salah, who confirmed his death. Bazee was married with three children.
A tribute to Sabah al-Bazee by a college has been posted on the Reuters Photographers Blog