Press TV correspondent Maya Nasser was killed today by sniper fire in the Syrian capital, Damascus. The Damascus bureau chief for state-owned Press TV and Arabic-language Al-Alam TV networks, Hussein Mortada, was also injured in the shooting.
Uskowi on Iran extends its condolences to Mr. Nasser’s family and to his colleagues at the Press TV and to the community of journalists in Iran. We followed Mr. Nasser’s reporting from Damascus and are saddened at his tragic death covering the war in Syria. Maya was 33 years old.
Photo credit: Maya Nasser (File photo: Press TV)