Bahram Qassemi

Qasemi extends condolences for martyrdom of journalist

IRNA – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi condoled the martyrdom of Iranian journalist in Syria.

Iran’s state television IRIB reporter Mohsen Khazaei was martyred Saturday in a mortar attack in the Syrian battlefront city of Aleppo.

Qasemi extended condolences to the Family of Khazaei, the media persons.

Mohsen Khazaei died in the village of Minyan outside the northern city, one of two areas which Syrian government forces had recaptured from rebel fighters, it said.

IRIB said that a cameraman was also wounded in what it described as a mortar attack launched by terrorists.

Earlier in the day, the state television had broadcast footage showing Khazaei in Minyan.