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The death of the second journalist while covering the Qatar World Cup

The death of the second journalist while covering the Qatar World Cup

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Reporter covers world Cup “died suddenly” a Qatar A newspaper reported – On the same day, a security guard was left in intensive care after falling in a tournament stadium.

It is based in Doha Gulf Times Today, Saturday, the death of photojournalist Khaled Al-Musallam for Al-Kass TV was announced. The Qatari reporter “died suddenly while covering the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar” Gulf Times chirp. “We believe in God’s mercy and forgiveness, and we send our deepest condolences to his family.”

How and when Muslim died is still unclear. But the announcement of his death came on the same day that A security guard He was seriously injured when he fell on Lusail Stadium. said an observer Watchman That the man fell from a “great height” at about 2 am on Saturday after Argentina’s quarter-final victory over the Netherlands. The security guard, who is reported to be a migrant worker, is said to have descended from the top of the outer hallway onto the floor. Reports on Sunday indicated that his condition was stable but critical.

Qatar’s Supreme Committee issued a statement describing the incident as a “dangerous fall while on duty”. “The medical teams at the stadium immediately attended the scene of the accident and provided emergency treatment before transferring him to the care unit at Hamad Medical Hospital via an ambulance,” the statement said, adding that the Qatari authorities “are urgently investigating the circumstances that led to the fall.”

The news of the killing of the Muslim and the fall of the security guard came a day after the killing of an American journalist Grant Wall Die. Wahl, 48, was covering the Argentina-Netherlands match on Friday when he reportedly fell in his seat at Lusail Stadium. Witnesses said Wahl was quickly treated by emergency services workers before being taken to hospital. The World Cup organizing committee did not disclose the cause of his death but said it was in contact with the US embassy.

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The witness recounts a frantic attempt to save sportswriter Grant Wahl after the sudden collapse of the World Cup

In the weeks leading up to his death, Wahl made international headlines after he tweeted that he had been banned from the match between the United States and Wales on November 21 because he was wearing a rainbow jersey in support of the game. LGBTQ social communication. Homosexuality is illegal in Qatar, and signs supporting LGBT rights have been dealt with by the authorities at the World Cup. Wahl said he was ordered by a security guard to change his shirt when he tried to enter the stadium.

On Dec. 6, Wahl wrote about his book substack He was feeling unwell and attended a clinic. “My body finally collapsed on me,” he wrote. “Three weeks of too little sleep, too much stress and too much work can do that to you. What had been a cold for the past 10 days turned into something much more severe on the night of the USA-Netherlands game, and I felt my upper chest experience a new level of pressure and discomfort.” “.

He added that he did not have COVID and that paramedics advised him that it was “likely” that he had bronchitis, which is an infection of the airways in the lungs. “They gave me a course of antibiotics and some heavy-duty cough syrup, and I actually feel a little better after just a few hours. La Bueno,” Wahl wrote.

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