Dutch journalist Oerlemans shot dead by 'IS sniper' in Libya

Dutch journalist Oerlemans shot dead by 'IS sniper' in Libya
 

A Netherlands photojournalist has been shot dead by a sniper apparently belonging to the group known as Islamic State (IS) while reporting on the fighting in the Libyan city of Sirte.
Jeroen Oerlemans, 45, was killed while he was out with a team that clears mines.
He was reporting from a part of the city recently freed from IS control.
Oerlemans was abducted and wounded in Syria in 2012 with British photographer John Cantlie, but freed a week later.
Mr Cantlie was later abducted again, and is believed to remain in IS captivity.
Oerlemans had previously covered conflicts in Afghanistan,... read more

 
2 October 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: BBC
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