​Mohsen Khazaei

12 November 2016

The reporter for Iran's state television (IRIB) was killed in a mortar attack in the Syrian battlefront city of Aleppo, the broadcaster said.

In a statement, the station said Mohsen Khazaei died in the village of Minyan outside the northern city, one of two areas which Syrian government forces had recaptured from rebel fighters.

A cameraman was also wounded in the incident, IRIB added.