JUNE 25, 2005
Posted: July 25, 2005
Maha Ibrahim, Baghdad TV
Ibrahim, a news producer for the Iraqi television station Baghdad TV, was shot and killed by U.S. forces fire in Baghdad as she drove to work with her husband, who is also an employee of the station, Iraqi journalists and colleagues at Baghdad TV told CPJ. Staff at the Baghdad TV station said Ibrahim’s car was hit by what they described as random fire from U.S. troops who were attempting to disperse people from a road, while traveling on the 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.