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Iraq: Australian demining expert killed near Kirkuk01:16

Iraq: Australian demining expert killed near Kirkuk

Iraq, Kirkuk
May 18, 2016 at 17:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

The body of an Australian demining expert was transported from Kirkuk, Wednesday, back to Australia after he was killed in an explosion on Tuesday.

He was defusing an explosive device left by the so-called Islamic State group in Daquq after its fighters were driven out, according to reports.

The Australian citizen was working with Swiss Foundation for Mine Action, a charitable organisation.

Iraq: Australian demining expert killed near Kirkuk01:16
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The body of an Australian demining expert was transported from Kirkuk, Wednesday, back to Australia after he was killed in an explosion on Tuesday.

He was defusing an explosive device left by the so-called Islamic State group in Daquq after its fighters were driven out, according to reports.

The Australian citizen was working with Swiss Foundation for Mine Action, a charitable organisation.

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