Cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Brolan were killed when a car bomb
exploded while they were on patrol in Baghdad with Iraqi and American
soldiers. Correspondent Kimberly Dozier, the third member of the CBS
crew, was seriously injured in the attack.
CBS journalists, embedded with the U.S. Army’s 4th Infantry Division,
were reporting from outside their Humvee and were believed to have been
wearing protective gear when a car packed with explosives detonated,
CBS said in a statement. An Iraqi contractor and an American soldier
also were killed, and six soldiers were injured, according to news
Douglas, 48, based in London, had worked for CBS News in Iraq,
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Rwanda, and Bosnia since the early 1990s, CBS
said. Brolan, 42, also based in London, was a freelancer who worked
with CBS News in Baghdad and Afghanistan over the preceding year,
according to the network.