KNN correspondent injured in Tuzkhurmatu

KNN correspondent, Serwan Hamma Khurshid , was injured several days ago during duty. Hamma, according to the channel’s manager, was covering the clashes between Peshmerga forces and popular mobilization in Tuzkhurmatu in Salahuldin.
the channel’s manager, Abdulrazzaq Sharif, said that a mortar bomb fell near the staff location sustaining the correspondent medium injuries. he confirmed that the victim was instantly transferred to a nearby hospital and receiving medical attention. Sharif holds the security forces accountable for the safety of the cadre, since the area is witnessing ongoing violence lately.
At the time that Press Freedom Advocacy Association in Iraq expresses its concern about Hamma’s condition, it renews its call to all journalists to be aware of the circumstances of their work surroundings and to follow all procedures that ensure their safety. the Association urges all media bodies not to engage their staff in fighting fronts lest proper training is approved.

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