PARIS, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- French President Francois Hollande lamented the
loss of another French journalist in Syria on Sunday, the third national to
die in the two-year-old conflict.
Hollande learned "with emotion" about the death of news photographer
Olivier Voisin, 38, who was hit by shrapnel from shelling Thursday by Syrian
army forces while he was on site among opposition forces in Idlib.
Despite being transported to a Turkish hospital, the photographer died from
head and arm wounds after surgery.
"His death reminds us tragically of the risks taken by journalists to
inform our fellow citizens, no matter what the dangers," Hollande said in a
The French leader said this kind of courage should be recognized and he
expressed condolences to the family, relatives and colleagues of the killed
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