A New Zealander working as a security guard in Iraq has been killed.
34 year old Darryl de Thierry died on Tuesday when the armoured vehicle he was in was hit by a roadside bomb.
A Fijian colleague was also killed by the blast.
They were working for the London-based security firm Armor Group.
Its chief executive Dave Seaton told Morning Report Mr de Thierry was involved in protecting convoys that transport reconstruction material.