Kamiran Salaheddin

Beats Covered:
Local or Foreign:

Salaheddin was driving home from work in the northern city
of Tikrit when a bomb attached to his car exploded,
according to news reports. He died after being taken to a local hospital, news
reports said.

Salaheddin was a news anchor and political talk show host
for Salaheddin Channel, a local TV broadcaster in Salaheddin province,
according to Ziad al-Ajili, director of Baghdad’s Journalistic Freedoms
Observatory. He was also the president of the journalists union in Tikrit,
local press freedom groups said. No one claimed responsibility for the attack.