Moscow, 30 July – AIF-Moscow.
“While there is war, take the best.” As they took leave of captain Alexander Afanasova
In Syria during a rocket attack from the terrorists killed stringer RT 22-year-old Khalid al-Khatib.
Glavred RT Margarita Simonyan called the death of journalism is a very sad event. “For the first time in the history of RT has killed people who worked for our channel, in hot spots… We will do everything we can to help his family in this situation”, – said Simonyan.
Khalid al-Khatib was killed when he covered the operation of the Syrian army in the Eastern province of HOMS. A young man was fatally wounded during the shelling by the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) positions of government forces in the village of al-Bagalia.
When the fire was injured, the operator Moutaz Jakub cooperating with RT. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, reports channel.