John Simpson's burka to go on display





A burka worn by BBC world affairs editor John Simpson and a bullet that grazed Kate Adie's leg in Beirut are to go on display for the first time.

Simpson wore the burka as a disguise to enter Taliban-controlled Afghanistan before the US-led attack in 2001.

His fellow BBC correspondent Kate Adie was scratched by a stray bullet in Lebanon and kept it as a lucky charm.

The items will be part of an exhibition on war reporting at the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester from 28 May.

The exhibition, called War Correspondent, will examine the roles and perils of journalists in conflicts from World War I to the present day....



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