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April 9, 2012 6:32 pm

Report: Syrian Army Shoots Cameraman Dead Inside Lebanon

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Al-Jadeed TV cameraman Ali Shaaban was killed on Monday at the Syria-Lebanon border. Photo: screenshot via The Daily Star.

Daily Star – Al-Jadeed TV cameraman Ali Shaaban was killed Monday at a border crossing in the area of Wadi Khaled, north Lebanon, security sources said. Al-Jadeed blamed the Syrian army for the incident.

The TV crew was reporting from Khat Naft in the Wadi Khaled area when their vehicle was shot at as it neared the Syrian border town of Armouta, the sources added.

Shaaban, a 32-year-old assistant cameraman, was shot in the chest and transferred to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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