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Iraq

Jassem Al-Battat, Al-Nakhil
25 April 2008
Jassem Al-Battat was shot by gunmen in a market in Al-Qorna, a town 80 km north of the southern city of Basra. Aged 38, Battat worked for Al-Nakhil, a radio and TV broadcasting group owned by the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council (SIIC), a Shiite party that supports the government.