Veronique Robert


Age: 54

French-Swiss journalist and war correspondent who had covered multiple conflicts in the Middle East and particularly Iraq, but who was wounded in a landmind explosion that killed Iraqi Kurdish reporter Bakhtiyar Addad and fellow French journalist Stephane Villeneuve in Mosul, Iraq on June 19, 2017 while she and her colleagues were working for France Televisions on a report for the French TV documentary show Envoye Special earlier this week, in which another French reporter Samuel Forey also suffered minor injuries.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in the explosion

Born: 1962

Died: June 24, 2017

Paris, France