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Reporter shot dead at Syria border

A Lebanese journalist has been killed by gunfire along the Lebanese-Syrian border, officials say.

Ali Shaaban, who works as a cameraman for Al Jadeed TV station, was shot as he filmed in the northern Wadi Khaled area on the Lebanese side of the border. The gunfire apparently came from the Syrian side of the frontier.

The officials say Mr Shaaban was rushed to the hospital but died on the way.


From Belfast Telegraph