Rizgar Deniz, a third journalist from Hawar News Agency, which is affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces, was injured in the blast, according to Ramo.
Two people affiliated with the militant group Islamic State carried out the attacks, which left at least 15 civilians dead, not including the two journalists, and at least 100 injured, the Harwa News Agency reported.
Ramo told CPJ that the suicide bombers targeted a gathering of civilians.
“The deaths of Dilshan Ibash and Hawker Faisal Mohammed are a tragic reminder of the risks journalists continue to face when reporting on the Syrian conflict,” CPJ Middle East and North Africa Coordinator Sherif Mansour said from Washington D.C. “We urge all sides to guarantee the safety of all civilians, including journalists.”
Ibash joined the Rojava-based Hawar News Agency around the end of 2015 after working for several years as a war correspondent for the radio station the Voice of Kobane.
Mohammed had been working for the agency for two months at the time of his death.
At least 111 journalists have been killed in Syria since fighting began there in 2011, according CPJ research.
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