an editor for Liwaa Al-Fatih, a
weekly affiliated with the Free Syrian Army, was killed during government airstrikes
on the newspaper’s printing press in the northwestern city of Aleppo, according
to local news reports
and the Beirut-based watchdog the Samir Kassir Foundation.
who was also known as Wael al-Halabi, was printing the third edition of the
newspaper when the strike occurred, the sources said. He had been covering
events in Syria since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011, taking
videos and gathering and distributing stories to local media, the reports said.
news of the Free Syrian Army’s actions in response to government offensives.
FSA soldiers distribute the publication, local news reports said.