Journalist dies while covering protest in Ranya: channel

Journalist Hunar Rasool (File)

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SULAIMANI — Journalist Hunar Rasool died while covering a protest in Ranya on Tuesday (August 12), his employer said.

Rasool, who worked for television channel Gali Kurdistan (GK), became ill while covering the protest and was taken to Ranya Hospital where he passed away approximately an hour after arriving.

Health officials have not yet released an official cause of death.

According to GK, he was born in 1989 and was married and had a daughter.

(NRT Digital Media)