Iranian TV Reporter Injured in Syria Attack + Video

Tue Aug 25, 2015 12:44:14

An Iranian television reporter Mohammad-Hassan Hosseini has been critically injured in a mortar attack in Syria.


The victim has been identified as Mohammad-Hassan Hosseini, reporter for the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).

The incident took place in the port city of Latakia in western Syria on Monday, causing facial injury to the reporter.

A number of correspondents affiliated to Iranian news stations have in the past fallen victim to the conflict in Syria, among them Press TV correspondent Maya Naser, who was killed in September 2012 after militants attacked Press TV staff in the Syrian capital Damascus.