Kurdish journalist killed in northern Iraq fighting
An Iraqi Kurdish reporter was killed and another wounded during a military operation against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq. The incident on August 14 occurred during an operation launched by the Kurdish peshmerga forces near Mosul, the country’s second city and the jihadist organisation’s de facto capital in Iraq. The journalists, working together for Kurdistan TV, were following peshmerga forces involved in the assault which began early in the day. The dead has been identified as cameraman Mustafa Said from the Kurdistan TV satellite channel.