Military correspondent Walid Khalil killed while covering army operations in Harasta

Damascus, SANA- Military correspondent Walid Khalil was killed Wednesday during covering the Syrian Arab Army’s military operations against terrorist organizations in Harasta area in Damascus Countryside.

“Lieutenant-Colonel Walid Khalil was killed during performing his national and professional duties as an army officer and a military correspondent while covering the military operations launched against the terrorist groups in Harasta area,” the Political Administration of the Army and the Armed Forces said in a statement.

Khalil was born in Damascus in 1978. He studied journalism at Damascus University and graduated from it in 1997.

He joined the Army as a university officer in 2006 and worked at the Political Administration as a journalist and a military correspondent until the date of his death in Harasta.

Martyr Khalil covered the army’s operations against Daesh (ISIS), Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in Deir Ezzor, Aleppo, Homs, Quneitra and Damascus Countryside.

Manar al-Freih/ Rasha Milhem

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