Damascus, SANA- The body of late Journalist Thaer al-Ajlani was escorted on Tuesday from Tishreen Military Hospital to Sham FM Radio, where he was working as war correspondent, and then to his house before taken to his final resting place in family’s cemetery at Bab Sagir in Damascus.
The funeral was attended by Information Minister Omran Al-Zoubi, a number of directors of media establishments, a large number of journalists and official and popular figures who affirmed that Syrian media lost an active and encourage national reporter.
Earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem expressed the sincere condolences of the martyrdom of al-Ajlani by Takfiri terrorist organizations.
“Martyr journalist Ajlani dedicated his life to serve his homeland and he was an example of the national journalist who is committed to his homeland issues” al-Moallem said in a condolences cable.
Late al-Ajlani, reporter of Sham FM Radio, was killed on Monday morning while covering the continued operations of the army and armed forces against Takfiri terrorist organizations in Jobar neighborhood on the eastern outskirts of Damascus City.
Syria’s national media has followed up the war launched by Syrian Arab Army against Takfiri terrorism in all areas over the past years based on its keenness on conveying a true image about what is taking place on the ground and on unmasking the crimes of terrorists and their supporters as a number of journalists have been killed and others have been injured and the media institutions have been targeted for many times.