Media worker killed in western Iraq: employer

Iraqi pro-government forces reach al-Sejar village on the boundary of Fallujah, on May 28, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from the Islamic State groupA technician with an Iraqi satellite channel was killed on Saturday and a journalist wounded as they covered operations against the Islamic State group in western Iraq, their employer said. Both worked for Al Ahad TV, a channel affiliated with Asaib Ahl al-Haq, one of the most powerful Shiite militias in Iraq’s Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary umbrella. The pair were hit by mortar fire in Jazirat al-Khaldiyeh in the western province of Anbar.

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