French journalist Stephan Villeneuve and Kurdish journalist Bakhtiar Haddad died in an explosion in Mosul; two more journalists have been injured, Reporters Without Borders reported yesterday. They died while reporting about the battle for Mosul during which they were with the Iraqi armed forces. Namely, French journalists Stephan Villeneuve, Véronique Robert and Samuel Forey accompanied by Kurdish journalist Bakhtiar Haddad were covering the battle to retake Mosul as part of a documentary for the TV programme Envoyé Spécial, which is broadcasted on the public broadcaster France 2. Journalist Bakhtiar Haddad was immediately killed in the explosion. Journalist Stephan Villeneuve, along with two
French journalists, was taken to the US military hospital after the explosion and died in the night from Monday to Tuesday due to serious injuries. The management of the France Télévisions for which..