Sunday, March 27, 2011

Two reporters missing in Syria

LONDON -- International news agency Reuters says two of its journalists have gone missing in Syria.
Reuters said television producer Ayat Basma and cameraman Ezzat Baltaji, both Lebanese nationals, failed to make it to the Lebanese border as planned on Saturday evening, and could not be reached by telephone.
The agency reported Sunday that a senior editor planned to travel to the capital Damascus to speak to Syrian officials.

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It never ceases to amaze me that everybody always seems shocked or dismayed when their reporters come up missing in a war zone or an area troubled by unrest.
I mean seriously, you've got a bunch of pissed off and suspicious young men with weapons.......