Western journalist killed in Syria's Homs - group

BEIRUT Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:27pm GMT

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Western journalist was killed on Wednesday and another wounded as they visited Syria's Homs city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Rami Abdulrahman of the British-based group said the journalists were near the Akrama neighbourhood of Homs. Activists in the city said the journalists were hit by grenades or rocket fire, he said.

(Reporting Mariam Karouny)

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