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Gunmen fire RPGs at foreign journalists in Syria's Homs, many killed

(Xinhua)

11:13, January 12, 2012

DAMASCUS, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Unidentified gunmen fired three Rocket-Propelled grenades (RPG) on a delegation of foreign journalists in Syria's central Homs province, killing eight people including a French journalist and injuring dozens of others, Syria 's private Sham FM radio and Ekhbaria TV reported.

There was no immediate confirmation that all eight people were journalists, but Syria's private media confirmed that a French journalist was among the killed, as another journalist is in critical condition and was hospitalized to nearby hospital in Homs.

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