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Sky TV journo killed in Egypt clashes

14 August 2013, 18:36

Cape Town – A Sky TV cameraman has been killed during coverage of clashes between Egypt’s security forces and pro-Morsi protesters in Cairo, a report says.

ibtimes said Briton Michael Douglas, 59, died after being shot in the heart.  He died minutes after reaching the hospital. ABC also confirmed his death.

He was the second media worker reported killed in one day. Earlier, Gulf News confirmed that its Egypt correspondent Habiba Abdel Aziz had been killed by sniper fire in Cairo.

Egyptian security forces on Wednesday cleared  camps of Cairo protesters who were demanding the reinstatement of deposed president Mohammed Morsi. The operation resulted in the death of dozens of people.


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