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Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

June 25, 2017 12:33 PM
ranco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert

Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

Paris: The Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.

Robert, 54, underwent surgery in Iraq before being transferred on Friday to Percy hospital in south-west Paris.

She was an experienced conflict reporter and one of four people accompanying Iraqi special forces trying to retake mosul from Islamic State. Robert and Villeneuve were working on a report for the French weekly television programme Envoyé Spécial.

Their deaths bring the number of journalists killed in Iraq since the start of 2014 to 28, Reporters Without Borders said.

Isis fighters are defending their remaining Iraq strong hold on Mosul’s old city against the advance US-backed Iraqi forces.

Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

Paris: The Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.

Robert, 54, underwent surgery in Iraq before being transferred on Friday to Percy hospital in south-west Paris.

She was an experienced conflict reporter and one of four people accompanying Iraqi special forces trying to retake mosul from Islamic State. Robert and Villeneuve were working on a report for the French weekly television programme Envoyé Spécial.

Their deaths bring the number of journalists killed in Iraq since the start of 2014 to 28, Reporters Without Borders said.

Isis fighters are defending their remaining Iraq strong hold on Mosul’s old city against the advance US-backed Iraqi forces.

Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

Paris: The Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.

Robert, 54, underwent surgery in Iraq before being transferred on Friday to Percy hospital in south-west Paris.

She was an experienced conflict reporter and one of four people accompanying Iraqi special forces trying to retake mosul from Islamic State. Robert and Villeneuve were working on a report for the French weekly television programme Envoyé Spécial.

Their deaths bring the number of journalists killed in Iraq since the start of 2014 to 28, Reporters Without Borders said.

Isis fighters are defending their remaining Iraq strong hold on Mosul’s old city against the advance US-backed Iraqi forces.

Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

Paris: The Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.

Robert, 54, underwent surgery in Iraq before being transferred on Friday to Percy hospital in south-west Paris.

She was an experienced conflict reporter and one of four people accompanying Iraqi special forces trying to retake mosul from Islamic State. Robert and Villeneuve were working on a report for the French weekly television programme Envoyé Spécial.

Their deaths bring the number of journalists killed in Iraq since the start of 2014 to 28, Reporters Without Borders said.

Isis fighters are defending their remaining Iraq strong hold on Mosul’s old city against the advance US-backed Iraqi forces.

Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

Paris: The Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.

Robert, 54, underwent surgery in Iraq before being transferred on Friday to Percy hospital in south-west Paris.

She was an experienced conflict reporter and one of four people accompanying Iraqi special forces trying to retake mosul from Islamic State. Robert and Villeneuve were working on a report for the French weekly television programme Envoyé Spécial.

Their deaths bring the number of journalists killed in Iraq since the start of 2014 to 28, Reporters Without Borders said.

Isis fighters are defending their remaining Iraq strong hold on Mosul’s old city against the advance US-backed Iraqi forces.

Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

Paris: The Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.

Robert, 54, underwent surgery in Iraq before being transferred on Friday to Percy hospital in south-west Paris.

She was an experienced conflict reporter and one of four people accompanying Iraqi special forces trying to retake mosul from Islamic State. Robert and Villeneuve were working on a report for the French weekly television programme Envoyé Spécial.

Their deaths bring the number of journalists killed in Iraq since the start of 2014 to 28, Reporters Without Borders said.

Isis fighters are defending their remaining Iraq strong hold on Mosul’s old city against the advance US-backed Iraqi forces.

Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

Paris: The Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.

Robert, 54, underwent surgery in Iraq before being transferred on Friday to Percy hospital in south-west Paris.

She was an experienced conflict reporter and one of four people accompanying Iraqi special forces trying to retake mosul from Islamic State. Robert and Villeneuve were working on a report for the French weekly television programme Envoyé Spécial.

Their deaths bring the number of journalists killed in Iraq since the start of 2014 to 28, Reporters Without Borders said.

Isis fighters are defending their remaining Iraq strong hold on Mosul’s old city against the advance US-backed Iraqi forces.

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