Mick Deane, a 61-year-old father of two children, had worked for Sky for 15 years
A cameraman for Britain\'s Sky News was shot and killed in Egypt Wednesday covering the violence in Cairo, the news organization said
Mick Deane was part of the Sky News team working in Egypt, where scores died as soldiers attempted to clear protests by supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood calling for the reinstatement of Mohamed Morsi as president.
The head of Sky News John Ryley described Deane as the very best of cameramen, a brilliant journalist and an inspiring mentor at Sky.
Foreign editor Tim Marshall called Mick \"a friend, brave as a lion but what a heart ... what a human being,\" adding he was humorous and wise.
British Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted he was \"saddened to hear of the death of cameraman Mick Deane, covering Egyptian violence.\"
Express news based in the United Arab Emirates reported one of their staff reporter’s, Habiba Ahmed Abd Elaziz, was killed in the Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in Cairo.
According to Express, Abd Elaziz was not on any official assignment and had gone to her home country on annual leave.
XPRESS deputy editor Mazhar Farooqui said the entire team is in a state of shock. “It’s hard to believe she’s gone. She was passionate about her work and had a promising career ahead.”