Franco-Swiss journalist dies in Paris after being injured in Mosul blast

Experienced conflict reporter Veronique Robert had surgery in Iraq before being transferred to hospital in French capital

The Franco-Swiss journalist Veronique 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.

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