A reporter with the Russia Today (RT) TV channel, was killed on Sunday, by the Daesh militants, while covering Syrian army operations, local media reported.
Khaled al-Khatib, 25, was killed, in the eastern part of the central province of Homs, when the Daesh militants targeted the RT reporting team, with a rocket shell, according to the reports.
Another Syrian Army official, who has not been identified yet, was also killed in the shelling, the RT network said, on its website.
Syrian government forces, backed by Russian Air Force, have reached the outskirts of the Sukhneh town, the last Daesh stronghold in Homs, a military source said.
The Syrian army has been carrying out a crushing offensive, over the past few months, in Homs, to end the presence of Daesh there
Source: NAM News Network