Iranian journalist killed in Syria

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 20:25

Tehran: A correspondent of Iran`s Press TV network was killed and another journalist injured in an attack Wednesday in the Syrian capital Damascus.

Maya Naser, correspondent of the English-language network died, and Damascus bureau chief Hosein Mortada, a Lebanese national, came under attack while reporting

Naser was shot and killed by a sniper, News Agencies reported.

The two were covering twin blasts in Damascus.

Born July 30, 1979 in Syria, Naser studied political science at Kaplan University, New York. He was fluent in Arabic and English and had worked in many countries including the US, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Bahrain.

IANS



First Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 20:25

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