Syrian activist and anti-DAESH documentary maker Naji Jerf was shot dead while he was walking on the sidewalk in Turkey’s southeastern province of Gaziantep.
His friends announced the incident via their Twitter accounts, saying that “Our movie director Naji Jerf "father of 2 kids" was assassinated by suppressor gun today in Gaziantep, Turkey."
— الرقة تذبح بصمت (@Raqqa_SL) 27 Aralık 2015
According to sources, he had received several threats from DAESH after he released his anti-DAESH documentary on the internet.
He is also one of the critics of the Assad regime and worked as a journalist in Syria.
Turkish police have launched an operation to find the assailants.