Dutch journalist killed in Libyan city of Sirte

October 2, 2016 7:26 PM

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AMSTERDAM – Dutch journalist Jeroen Oerlemans has been fatally shot by a sniper in the Libyan city of Sirte, according to Dutch national broadcaster Nos and Belgian publication Knack.

Both cited fellow journalist Joanie de Rijke, of Knack, who was reporting with Oerlemans in Libya. The exact circumstances of his death Sunday are unclear.

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