June 25, 2005, in Baghdad, IraqIbrahim, a news producer for the Iraqi television station Baghdad TV, was shot by U.S. forces as she drove to work with her husband, who was a fellow employee, Iraqi journalists and colleagues at Baghdad TV told CPJ.
Staff at the Baghdad TV station said Ibrahim's car was hit as U.S. troops attempted to disperse a crowd from a Baghdad road. They said Ibrahim was wounded in the abdomen and that she died on arrival at a local hospital. Ibrahim's husband survived the shooting. Baghdad TV is a local television station affiliated with the Iraqi Islamic Party.
Beats Covered: Politics, War
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials
- Iraq Report: Killed by U.S. Forces, January 10, 2006
- CPJ alarmed by journalist deaths, detentions at hands of U.S., Iraqi forces , June 29, 2005
- IRAQ , June 25, 2005