The outgoing year took the lives of 93 journalists and media workers

Уходящий год забрал жизни 93 журналистов и работников СМИ

Pavel Sheremet

When you perform a professional duty in 2016 killed 93 of the journalist. In Ukraine killed a famous Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sheremet.

It is reported by DW with reference to the International Federation of journalists.

It is reported that most of the representatives of the media were victims of targeted attacks, bomb blasts, was also killed while covering the fighting. Most of the journalists killed in Iraq (15), Afghanistan (13), Mexico (11), Yemen (8), Syria (6), Guatemala (6).

In comparison with the year 2015 the number of deaths of journalists were down by 19, the report said.

We will remind, the journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed on the morning of 20 July in the bombing of his car in the center of Kiev. The car belonged to the head of the Internet edition “Ukrainian truth” Alyona Pritula, but her in the car was not. The police classified the explosion of a car with Sheremet as murder.

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