Iraq

Veronique Robert

24 June 2017

The female journalist, who was wounded in the same landmine blast that killed two colleagues Stephan Villeneuve and their fixer and Iraqi Kurdish reporter Bakhtiyar Addad in the Iraqi city of Mosul last week, died of her injuries.

According to the AFP quoting France Televisions where both Ms Robert and Mr Villeneuve worked, she had been operated on in Iraq and then flown back for treatment in France overnight Thursday to Friday but died of her wounds.