Foreign journalists killed amid Homs shelling

Foreign journalists killed amid Homs shelling

Posted by fcnadmin on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 23:46

Two foreign journalists have been killed in Homs, as activists report the continued shelling of a district of the Syrian city, amid warnings of an escalating humanitarian crisis.
Omar Shakir, an activist in the neighbourhood of Bab Amr, told Al Jazeera that the deaths of Marie Colvin, a US reporter working for the UK's Sunday Times newspaper, and French photographer Remi Ochlik occurred as a building used by activists as a media centre was shelled on Wednesday.

Nine people were reportedly killed in addition to the journalists. Sunday Times photographer Paul Conroy was said to be injured, along with two other reporters.

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By Al Jazeera and agencies Feb. 22 , 2012


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