Thursday, August 22, 2013

Salafi terrorists kill Iranian journalist near Damascus

Press TV
August 21, 2013

Iranian journalist and documentarist Hadi Baghbani has been killed by foreign-backed Salafi terrorists near the Syrian capital, Damascus.

Baghbani was slain by the members of the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front in a suburb of Damascus on Tuesday.

Photo: Zachary Baumgartner via Flickr
Photo: Zachary Baumgartner via Flickr

The Iranian journalist had traveled to Syria to make a documentary about the ongoing crisis in the country. Iran’s charge d’affaires in Damascus Abbas Golrou confirmed Baghbani’s decease on Wednesday.

It is not the first time that a member of media comes under attack by the foreign-sponsored militants in Syria.
Press TV correspondent Maya Naser was shot and killed by a militant sniper while reporting live on September 26, 2012. He was being accompanied by Hossein Mortada, who was also injured in the attack.

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