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Houssam Hilal Sarsam, Kurdistan-TV
14 March 2005

Hussam Hilal Sarsam, 27,who was kidnapped on 13 March 2005 in Mosul, 380 km north of Baghdad, was gunned down when he tried to escape his abductors on 14 March 2005.

Sarsam tried to take advantage of a traffic jam to escape, but they shot four times as he ran away. His body was found in the neighbourhood where he was kidnapped.

He was cameraman with Kurdistan-TV, the satellite television station of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).