Sunday, January 10, 2010

Daily Mirror journo killed in Afghanistan; photog wounded

Rupert Hamer, a reporter for Britain's Daily Mirror, has been killed by an IED while embedded with US Marines in southern Afghanistan. His cameraman, Philip Coburn, was seriously wounded. A Marine and a member of the ANA were also killed, and five Marines wounded.

The full article on the incident is available here.
Hamer's blog on the Daily Mirror site is here.


maxie1218 said...

Sad reminder of the sacrifice and risk journalists take to bring the story to us.

Cyn said...

The Mirror has dedicated today's issue to Hamer. This link leads to a tribute from a fellow reporter.