Syrian journalists killed in TV station attackJune 28th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 28 (IANS/AKI) At least four journalists were killed when armed gunmen blew up the newsroom of a pro-government television station near the Syrian capital.
Hours before Wednesday’s attack at the al-Ikhbaryia satellite channel, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his country was in “a real state of war”.
Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi lashed out at the European Union and Arab League for “instigating” volence and said they were “fully responsible” for the TV station attack, state-run news agency Sana reported.
“This massacre won’t go unpunished and the broadcast of the Syrian al-Ikhbaryia Satellite Channel will not stop and we hold the EU, Arab and international organisations responsible for this massacre,” he said.
The UN says more than 10,000 people have lost their lives since anti-government protests started in March 2011.
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