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French journalist killed in Syria

Reporter was covering demonstration in Homs

Gilles Jacquier, a reporter from France 2 television, was killed covering a pro-regime demonstration in Homs.

Ian Black of the Guardian who was near the incident but didn't see it believes the car Jacquier was traveling in was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.

Jacquier was an experienced, award-winning foreign correspondent who had covered most of the major stories of the last decade.

He is the first western reporter to be killed covering the Syrian uprising.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/french-journalist-killed-syria