Thursday, April 17, 2008

Reuters cameraman films his own death

"A news cameraman in Gaza filmed the tank shot that killed him, it is feared.
Fadel Shana, a 23-year-old Palestinian, was covering Israeli tank movements in the territory yesterday for Reuters, the international news agency.

He had stepped from his car to focus on a tank dug in several hundred yards away.

Final footage recovered from Mr Shana's camera shows the muzzle flash of the tank opening fire. Dust rises around the tank then a moment later the tape goes blank-"

read on by Rhiannon Edward