The Syrian Ministry of Information today confirmed the death of news reporter Yara Abbas in Al-Qusayr, Homs province. Abbas was killed by a sniper in the vicinity of Al-Daba’a military airbase which is currently being secured by Syrian troops following a major offensive on Al-Qusayr city.
Abbas, who worked for Alikhbaria Syria was reportedly embedded with Syrian troops engaged in counter-insurgency operations in the area.
On June 27, 2012 in Damascus countryside, three journalists and four guards were killed when Jabhat Al-Nusra militants targeted the headquarters of Alikhbaria Syria.
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