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MUAMMAR KHADIR ABDELWAHAD

News Organization: AL-AYN

Died: 2011

Location: IRAQ

War: IRAQ WAR

Abdelwahad, a reporter for Al-Ayn news agency, was killed when gunmen wearing military uniforms seized control of a provincial government building in Tikrit. They used bombs, explosive vests and grenades to kill 58 people and injure nearly 100 others. Abdelwahad was covering a council meeting when the attack took place. He was 39.