Yara Abbas, a reporter for the al-Ikhbariya news channel, was killed near Debaa airport in Homsprovince. Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad there have been trying to recapture the base from the rebels seeking to oust him. Syria TV said Abbas, in her mid-twenties, was targeted by "terrorists", the term commonly used by Assad supporters to describe the rebels. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a pro-opposition monitoring group, said several members of her television team were also wounded in the attack. Abbas was a common sight for Syrian television viewers. She frequently reported alongside Assad's forces from the frontline of Syria's two-year conflict.
Syrian journalist from pro-government TV killed
Sniper fire killed a well-known Syrian journalist working for a pro-government television channel near the Lebanese-Syrian border
27 Mayıs 2013 Pazartesi 08:09