| 23 May 2024, Thursday |

French soldier died in Iraq on Sunday, Paris says

A French soldier died on Sunday in Iraq, where he was posted on a training mission, the French government said.

“Nicolas Latourte lost his life in the line of duty”, President Emmanuel Macron said in a post on X (formerly Twitter).

Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu said in a post the death had occurred on Sunday, adding Latourte had been on a mission to train Iraq’s armed forces “to fight against terrorism”.


  • AFP