Danish tourist killed in roadside bombing in northern Iraq


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(ABC NewsIRBIL, Iraq -- A Danish national was killed by a roadside bomb while cycling in northern Iraq, the country's local Kurdish authorities said Friday, blaming Turkish Kurdish insurgents for planting the device.

According to a statement from police in the Dohuk region, Torbjorn Methmann died in an explosion on Thursday. Police said Methmann and his companion, William Karlsson, also a Danish national, were cycling in the semiautonomous Iraqi Kurdish region when Methmann's bicycle struck the roadside bomb.

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Published: Monday, May 9, 2022

Last Updated: Monday, May 9, 2022

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