A female newscaster in Iraq failed to control her emotions after she received the news of her elder brother’s death during the live telecast.
Tears shone in the eyes of Sahar Abbas Jamil, Iraq’s Djlah TV newsreader; sorrow and gloom were evident on her face while she was delivering the news on air.
Sahar took a momentary pause to compose herself and continued the bulletin quite professionally. She later shared with viewers that she had just been informed that her elder brother Major General Tariq Abbas Jamil had passed away.
The news anchor also apologized to the audience for her emotional breakdown, saying that she continued the transmission even after receiving the news because informing people of the recent happenings was also important to her.
As per Iraqi media reports, Major Tariq Jamil was among the casualties caused during the recent rocket fires on the Iraqi base in Albilad which shelters US troops.
Note that Sahar Abbas is one of the leading TV presenters in the country. She has been in the business for over a decade now.
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