A Syrian cameraman working for an official television channel was shot dead "by terrorists" on Wednesday in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, his broadcaster announced.
Cameraman Mohammed al-Ashram "was killed by terrorists" in Deir Ezzor, the largest city in eastern Syria, Al-Ikhbariya director Imad Sara told AFP.
The journalist was taking photographs when he was hit by two bullets, in his chest and his foot, he added.
Three journalists and four bodyguards were killed in an attack against the state run Al-Ikhbariya's headquarters in Damascus province at the end of June.
More journalists killed in Syria
Last week, another Syrian journalist was killed in an explosion at the officer’s club in Saadallah Al-Jabri Square in Aleppo.
Mona Bakkour was working for Thawra newspaper in Aleppo and managed the Syria Al-Qaalla website. She was in Al-Siyahi hotel overlooking the Saadallah Al-Jabri square when the explosion took place on 3 October.
Just one day before this attack, another journalist was killed in Damascus. Ahmed Ali Saada, a citizen photographer, was killed in shelling by Assad forces. He was a citizen photographer and also worked as a reporter for the Syrian National Council.
The death toll of reporters and citizen journalists killed in Syria since the beginning of the regime's campaign to flush out anti-government protests has jumped to 72, according to the Doha Centre for Media Freedom (DCMF).