A video journalist working for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Radio Farda was critically injured while covering a mortar attack in Mosul Oct. 20, according to RFE/RL.
Rasool Mahmood was covering the campaign against ISIS from the front lines when he was wounded in a mortar attack by ISIS fighters.
According to RFE/RL, Mahmood suffered broken bones and likely lost an eye. He was being treated at a hospital in Erbil.
"We are devastated by the news that our colleague is wounded,” said RFE/RL president Thomas Kent in a statement. “He is a brave and dedicated reporter and we are doing everything possible to support his family and get him the medical attention he needs.”
Radio Farda set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for Mahmood. It had raised $9,770 at press time.
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