Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Marie Colvin killed in Syria

Journalist Marie Colvin in one of her last reports from Syria. She was a great journalist and an amazing person. Killed while covering the plight of the people of Homs Syria.
Sunday Times war reporter Marie Colvin has been killed in a targeted attack in Syria,.

The news comes just hours after the American-born foreign correspondent reported on 'sickening' scenes in the war-torn city of Homs.

French photographer Remi Ochlik, 28, also died in the attack on a makeshift media centre set up by anti-regime activists in the Baba Amr district.

Reports say they were escaping from the building when they were hit by a rocket.

Much of the building is said to have collapsed, opposition supporters said.

Abu Bakr, who witnessed the attack in Homs, said: 'I left the house after it got struck and headed to a house across the street.

'The shelling continues and the bodies of the journalists are still on the ground.

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