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Photo Credit: Courtesy Al-Shaabiya

ABDUL-RAHIM NASRALLAH AL-SHIMARI

News Organization: AL-SHAABIYA

Died: 2006

Location: IRAQ

War: IRAQ WAR

Masked gunmen in several vehicles appeared at the station that had not yet gone on the air for the first time. The killers launched the deadliest single attack on a media outlet since the start of the U.S.-led war, killing 11 people and wounding two others. Al-Shimari was chairman and general manager of the station, which is owned by the National Justice and Progress Party.