Friday, September 19, 2003

The funeral of MAG deminer Ian Rimell, who was murdered in an ambush near Mosul, was held today in Kidderminster:
BBC News: Tributes to bomb clearance 'hero'

Talking to the team from MAG yesterday, they said there are no immediate plans to pull out of Northern Iraq, although MAG's work there is being curtailed because of security considerations. As the head of MAG, Lou McGrath, said in his oration: "It is our memory of a man who was thoughtful, determined, humorous and generous, who never gave up even in the most difficult circumstances, that will give us the strength to continue our work in Iraq."


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