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Saleh Ibrahim, Associated Press
23 April 2005
Iraqi cameraman Saleh Ibrahim came under fire from unidentified gunmen as he arrived on the scene of an explosion on 23 April near Al-Yarmook square. The exact circumstances of the engagement remain unclear. Deputy police chief in Mosul, Colonel Wathiq Ali said that the explosion, which also killed two Iraqi civilians, was aimed at the US forces. The journalist’s colleague said that US military were present in the area of the explosion and went to the journalist shortly after they had come under fire. Saleh Ibrahim was just 30 years old and was father of five children