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Iraq TV journalist killed north of Baghdad: employer

An image made available by the jihadist Twitter account Al-Baraka news on June 13, 2014 allegedly shows Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant restraining an unidentified man at an undisclosed location close to the Iraqi-Syrian border, in the district of Sinjar, northwest Iraq. AFP PHOTO / HO / ALBARAKA NEWS

BAGHDAD: An Iraqi cameraman was killed and a correspondent for the same television channel wounded north of Baghdad Tuesday while covering a militant offensive, their employer said.

Khaled Ali died and Moatez Jamil suffered injuries in Khales, north of Diyala provincial capital Baquba, Al-Ahad TV said on its website.

A police colonel and a doctor confirmed the casualties to AFP.

 

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