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Fijian dead, two injured in Iraq

1426 FJT
Monday, August 13, 2007

Update: 2.26pm A FIJIAN national working as a security guard in Iraq is believed to be dead and three of his colleagues are seriously injured following an attack on the convoy they were escorting from Baghdad to Mosul at the weekend.

One of the three injured is an American national.

The guards are all employees of the American security firm, CSS Global Iraq.

According to a Fijian guard with the same company, the deceased is from Namuka in Lau while one of the injured is from Kadavu and the other from Koro, Lomaiviti.

Details of the actual incident is still very sketchy.