New TV cameraman Ali Shaaban was killed and correspondent Hussein Khreis and cameraman Abdul Tabaja were wounded when Syrian army fired at them as they were filming a report on the Lebanese Syrian borders near the town of Buqaiat, according to a report by LBC ‘s Yazbeck Wehbe via “Twitter”.
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Shaaban was rushed to a nearby hospital but died on the way
The 2 wounded were also taken to nearby hospitals for treatment
Khreis later told reporters he was shocked how dangerous the Wadi Khalid border area is for the Lebanese people who live along the border with Syria because they are being subjected to daily gunfire by the Syrian army and security forces. He thanked the people of Wadi Khalid for risking their lives in order to rescue him and his colleagues as they were subjected to heavy gunfire from the Syrian side
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