Syrian Journalist Attacked by IS in Turkey Dies

April 12, 2016 2:22 PM

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A Syrian journalist who was shot in the Turkish city of Gaziantep in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group has died from his wounds.

Mohammed Zahir al-Sherqat died on Tuesday afternoon in a hospital in Gaziantep, near the Syrian border, according to his friend Barry Abdulattif, a Syrian activist.

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