Albaghdadiya Cameraman injured in Altayaran Square

20/1/2020

UdayUqab, Albaghdadiya cameraman has sustained several wounds in his arm on Monday morning. Uqab was covering the ongoing protests in Altayaran Square.

Ali Aldhabhawy, member of Baghdadiya Board told Press Freedom Advocacy Association that the channel’s cameraman UdayUqab was requested to cover the ongoing protests that are taking place at Atayaran Square in Baghdad then suddenly shelled with a smoke canester that fell nearby injuring his arm; the media-man was urgently referred to a near hospital for treatment. At the time that the Press Freedom Advocacy Association wishes a hastened recovery for Uqab, it reminds all media personnel to adopt safety measures when carrying out press duties especially concerning protests coverage and to take caution by seeking protected positions for coverage.

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