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70 journalists killed in 2013

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - According to a newly released report, at least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013.

The Committee To Protect Journalists says that includes 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 killed in Iraq.

Six journalists died in Egypt, half of them were killed while reporting on the August 14th crackdown by Egyptian security forces on demonstrators protesting the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi.