Bomb hits Iraqi television crew, cameraman and driver killed

An Iraqi television cameraman and his driver were killed in a roadside bombing north of Baghdad, Al-Forat TV reported on Wednesday. The female correspondent and camera assistant traveling with them were wounded. Alaa Abdul-Karim al-Fartoosi, 29, was traveling with the three colleagues Tuesday when a roadside bomb went off next to their car in Balad, 80 kilometers north of Baghdad, said Haider Kadhum, a Al-Forat news editor. He did not identify the others in the party by name. Al-Fartoosi is survived by his wife and two children.