Global: A Second Journalist Dies In Unsolved Circumstances

Global: A Second Journalist Dies In Unsolved Circumstances

An American journalist also died suddenly last week

A second journalist died in unclear circumstances while covering the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the report reported. Gulf Hours.

Khalid al-Misslam, a Qatari photojournalist for Al Kass TV, died suddenly. His death was made public soon after the sudden death of an American journalist while covering a Round of 16 match.

“We believe in Allah’s mercy and forgiveness for him,” tweeted the Gulf Times announcing the death of 43-year-old Khalid al-Misslam. His employer, Al Kass TV, only briefly mentioned the death on one of its shows. It is not known if an investigation has been opened to find the cause of his death.


The circumstances of the death of American journalist Grant Wahal are also unclear. His agent, Tim Scanlan, told Reuters that Wahl “appeared to be in some sort of acute distress at the start of overtime” he was covering when he died. The journalist had been talked about at the start of the World Cup after being refused access to a stadium because he was wearing an LGBT shirt.

Qatar World Cup organizers paid tribute to Grant Wahl’s “enormous love of football” and offered condolences to his family, friends and media colleagues.

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