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Oct 24 '16 10:40

Journalist Bud Wichers from the Gelderland village of Gorssel was injured near irkuk in Iraq on Friday. He had to jump out of the way of a sniper bullet and sustained bruises and fractures in the fall, according to the Gelderlander.

The BNR journalist was taken to hospital for treatment, where one arm was put in a cast. Wichers is in Iraq reporting on fighting between ISIS combatants and their opponents. 

The day before Wichers also escaped death when a mortar shell landed a few meters away from his car in Mosul and did not explode. 

Jeroen Oerlemans on Anderson Cooper 360
Oct 3 '16 13:50

Friends and colleagues are shocked and devastated by the death of Jeroen Oerlemans. The Dutch photo journalist was shot and killed by an ISIS sniper in Libya on Sunday. They describe him as sensible and careful, making his death that more shocking.

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