Second Journalist Dies at World Cup Football


For the second time in a few days, a journalist has died at the World Cup. It concerns the Qatari Khalid al-Misslam, various media from the host country of this world championship reported.


Al-Misslam was active as a photojournalist for the Qatari TV channel Al-Kass. However, he only very briefly mentioned the death of Al-Misslam.

The Gulf Times newspaper reports that the death was unexpected. However, little has been reported about the cause of death.

The news comes a few days after the death of another journalist Grant Wahl from the United States. The 48-year-old reporter collapsed in the press gallery during the Netherlands-Argentina.

A few days before, he had already visited the doctor because he had chest pains.

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