Syrian reporter Naji El Jerf shooting a documentary about massacres of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) killed in Antep. 37-year-old reporter was shot in the head by unidentified people.
The Syrian reporter heavily wounded and taken to 25 Aralık State Hospital by ambulance called by those hearing the gunshots, couldn’t be saved despite all efforts of the doctors. Jerf’s body was taken to morgue of Medical Forensics Institute. Police have started to examine the footage of city surveillance cameras.
Leftist editor & director Naji Jerf shot dead in Gezi Antep while getting food for his family. Rest in Power Naji. pic.twitter.com/Jq5flBLoE1— Omar (@omarsyria) 27 Aralık 2015
Jerf had to leave his country because of the civil war. The reporter settling in Antep was continuing to publish the magazine called Alhita that he was publishing in Syria. Jerf recent was shooting a documentary about the massacres of ISIS.
Earlier, Syrian reporters İbrahim Abdulkadir and Firaz Hamadi were killed by their throat sliced by knife on October 30. (HK/TK)
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