Arrest after Sunderland man killed in Iraq

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A MAN has been arrested after a Wearsider was shot and killed in Iraq.

Phil Harris was on a night out in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil with a friend last month.

It’s thought the 37-year-old, from Redhouse, Sunderland, mistakenly walked into the wrong villa when he was shot and killed.

The Foreign and Commomwealth Office has been in touch with his family in Sunderland to inform them a local man has been arrested in connection with the shooting and released on bail.