Four Iraqi TV staff gunned down in Mosul

Reuters report that four staff from Iraq’s Sharqia TV station were kidnapped and then shot by gunmen in the northern city of Mosul today.

“Today at noon, armed people kidnapped and killed four of our workers in the channel. They were doing their national duty recording an episode in Mosul,” the independent station said in a statement read out by one of its presenters. It said that the dead were its chief Mosul correspondent Musab Mahmoud al-Azawi, two cameramen and a driver. link