Majid Diran

19 February 2016

The 21-year-old freelance photojournalist was killed while covering fighting in Damascus suburb of Daraya, according to media reports quoting the Anadolu Agency , one of the news outlets he contributed to.

A colleague working from Anadolu Agency said that Diraniwas killed photographing the shelling and aerial bombardments of Daraya, which has been under siege by the Syrian army since 2012. He worked as a freelance journalist for Anadolu Agency since December, the media house said, and was also a contributor to a local media group dedicated to reporting news from the district called Darayya Media Center.