A Qatari newspaper is reporting the death of a second journalist who was covering the FIFA World Cup.
The Gulf Times — based in Doha — reported Saturday that Al Kass TV photojournalist Khalid al-Misslam "died suddenly" while covering the event. The circumstances surrounding his death remained unclear.
قنوات الكاس تنعي وفاة خالد المسلم المصور بإدارة الإبداع، تغمده الله بواسع رحمته واسكنه فسيح جناته pic.twitter.com/OC3yo7o5lG— قنوات الكاس (@alkasschannel) December 10, 2022
The news comes days after American journalist Grant Wahl died while covering the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands. He was 48-years-old.
Al Kass TV photojournalist Khalid al-Misslam passed away recently.— Gulf-Times (@GulfTimes_QATAR) December 10, 2022
Al- Misslam, a Qatari, died suddenly while covering the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. We believe in Allah's mercy and forgiveness for him, and send our deepest condolences to his family. pic.twitter.com/M1ZyoBJWkW
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CNN reported that AlKass did not release any further information about the circumstance surrounding his death and didn't respond to a request for comment.
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