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Syrian Photojournalist Killed by Shellfire while Covering Fighting in Damascus

24 February 2016

A Syrian freelance photojournalist was killed on 19 February while covering fighting in Damascus suburb of Daraya, according to media reports quoting the Anadolu Agency, one of the news outlets he contributed to. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns this killing, saying this is a reminder of the perilous environment Syrian journalists have been working for over five years of the conflict.

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