Militants from the Islamic State group killed two Iraqi television journalists in the village of Imam Gharbi, south of Mosul, on July 7, 2017. Harb Hazaa al-Dulaimi, a correspondent for the Hona Salaheddin channel, and cameraman Sudad al-Duri were accompanying a police counterattack on Islamic State group militants who had infiltrated the village, seizing territory and kidnapping civilians, when they were surrounded by militants and killed.