Aug 25, 2012

Japanese journalist was killed in Syria

In Syria, a Japanese reporter traveling with the rebels was killed when she was caught in a gunfight between rebel and government forces in Aleppo. Two Alhurra TV reporters who were with her are missing. Mika Yamamoto worked for the Tokyo-based Japan Press. The driver who brought reporters into Syria Monday said the Japanese reporter was hit by a bullet but a second Japanese reporter climbed over a wall to safety. Driver says an Alhurra reporter was shot in the shoulder and was taken away by Syrian militia men along with his cameraman.     

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朝日新聞 2012年8月22日(水)朝刊

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