Kurdish Journalist Killed In Iraq

A prominent female Kurdish journalist has been killed, while reporting on the ongoing offensive in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

A Kurdish female reporter has been killed while reporting on the battle for Mosul in Iraq.

Shifa Gardi, who worked for Iraqi Kurdish channel Rudaw, was killed by a roadside bomb as she covered the advance of Iraqi forces into western areas still held by Islamic State militants.

Rudaw said that Gardi, 30, had broken the stereotypes of male-dominated journalism.

Iraqi forces continue to face stiff resistance from IS as they advance.

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