Syrian State TV Reporter Killed by Rebel Sniper

Created: 2013-05-27 16:46 EST

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Sniper fire killed a well-known Syrian journalist working for a pro-government television channel near the Lebanese-Syrian border on Monday May 27.

Syrian state TV said Abbas, in her mid-twenties, was targeted by "terrorists".

Abbas was a common sight for Syrian television viewers.

She frequently reported alongside Assad's forces from the frontline of Syria's two-year conflict.