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    122 journalists kiled in 2016
    NBS | Sunday, January 1st, 2017 | Published: 14:01 pm

    122 journalists kiled in 2016 as many as 122 journalists and media professionals were kiled in 2016 globally, 93 of them in targeted killings and others in natural disasters and accidents, said international federation of journalists (ifj) in its annual report released friday. the targeted killings, including murders, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents, span 23 countries in africa, asia pacific, the americas, europe and the middle east and arab world regions. the ifj said the number (93 targeted killings) was down from 112 targeted killings in 2015 while iraq stil had the largest number of media killings with 15, ahead of afghanistan (13) and mexico (11). these were followed by yemen (8), guatemala (6), syria (6), india and pakistan (5 in both). in addition to the 93 targeted killings, 20 brazilian sports journalists perished in a airplane crash over the city of medellin in colombia this grade . nine russian journalists were kiled in a military airplane crash. in 2015, india had reported targeted killings of six media professionals, including those from news channel aaj tak and hindi daily dainik jagaran, the report states. the ifj, which claims to represent more than 6,00,000 journalists in 140 countries, has recorded at least 2,297 killings of media professionals in targeted assassinations, cross-fire incidents and bomb attacks til 2015.


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