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Militants Kill Five Journalists In Iraq TV HQ Assault

Five journalists were killed Monday when bombers assaulted an Iraqi television station headquarters.
Militants Kill Five Journalists In Iraq TV HQ Assault
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Via AFP:

Suicide bombers assaulted an Iraqi television station headquarters on Monday, killing five journalists, the latest in a series of attacks against the media, police officers said.

At least 17 more people were killed in other violence, including four officers who died when mortar rounds struck a military base.

And the defence ministry announced that Iraqi forces destroyed two militant camps, with officials saying the civil war in neighbouring Syria was driving the violence.

The dead from the attack on Salaheddin television in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, were the chief news editor, a copy...

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