The operator of TV channel «al Jazeera» Ibrahim Zachariah died from wounds sustained during the shooting in the province of HOMS a few days ago. Published in channel statement, the journalist called the «Shahid».
Earlier it was reported that the operator came under fire in the city of Talbisah in the vicinity of HOMS. Footage depicting Zechariah in a field hospital, were transferred to the channel.
Ibrahim Zachariah became the fourth member of the «al-Jazeera», who died in Syria since 2011. All in all since the beginning of the civil war in this country were killed, according to various sources, 100-153 members of the media.
In recent weeks, HOMS, occupying a strategic position on the highway linking Damascus to Latakia, became the scene of intense fighting between government forces and the jihadists.
Despite the support of the Russian air force, supporters of President Bashar al-Assad managed to win only a minor success.