Photo Credit: Courtesy Al-Shaabiya
ABDUL-RAHIM NASRALLAH AL-SHIMARI
News Organization: AL-SHAABIYA
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.