Gunmen kill seven at Syrian pro-regime TV channel
June 28 , 2012
Gunmen have attacked a Syrian pro-government TV channel, leaving seven people dead.
Journalists and security guards were killed in the attack on al-Ikhbariya TV, some 14 miles south of the capital Damascus.
Al-Ikhbariya al-Suriya (The Syrian News Channel) is not part of the state-run Radio and Television Corporation
It was set up as a separate, government-funded entity in 2010 by Syria's information ministry
Since March 2011 it has been accused of serving as a propaganda mouthpiece for the Syrian government.