Second TV Anchor Killed in as Many Days in Iraq

By Andrew Gauthier 


A second television presenter was killed in as many days in Iraq, police said Wednesday.

Police in the northern city of Mosul tell CNN that Safaa al-Deen Abdul Hamid was shot dead outside his home as he was leaving for work.

About 8:30 a.m., two assailants got out of the back of a car with a driver and opened fire on Abdul Hamid, who was outside his house, police said. Abdul Hamid anchored a religious television show on the provincial channel al-Mosuliya. More…