Collaborated with RT Arabic journalist killed in shelling in Syria

Khaled al Khatib

The journalist who collaborated with the TV channel RT Arabic, were killed in the Syrian province of HOMS during shelling of the “Islamic state” (ISIS; an organization banned in Russia). On Sunday, July 30, reported on the English version of the website of the TV channel.

The incident was commented by the chief editor of the channel Margarita Simonyan. “Stringer, who collaborated with our Arab TV channel, were killed today in Syria. Grief for family, for colleagues, for all who knew” — she wrote in his Twitter.

The TV station said that Khaled al-Khatib filmed a report on the operations of the Syrian army against the militants. The journalist was 25 years old.

It also became known that during the shelling in HOMS was wounded operator RT Arabic.