Australian security guard killed in shooting at embassy in Baghdad


Division of Foreign Affairs lately rejected claims diplomats at the embassy in the Iraqi funding had actually been put at risk by cuts to safety and security

An Australian security professional has been fired dead at the nations consular office in Baghdad, the Department of Foreign Affairs has validated.

The 34-year-old male, that has actually not been named, was a worker of Unity Resources Team, which supplies safety to the embassy.

The federal government prolongs its acknowledgements to the household of the Australian man over this unfortunate occurrence, a statement released by the division stated. All proper aid is being given to his family members.

The conditions bordering his fatality will be completely looked into.

The division decreased to comment additional however stated high level security of the embassy was being kept.

The prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, decreased to comment on the records on Friday early morning.

The event was reported to have actually occurred late on Wednesday.

The contract in between Unity Resources Team and also the division has actually been under examination because its expense was reduced from $100m over five years to $51m over three years, with an optional expansion of 2 years.

In December employees