Assad's troops did not kill Algerian journalists, Syrian authorities say
The Algerian Embassy in Damascus contacted the Syrian authorities which denied killing or arresting Algerian journalists, Ammar Belani, spokesman of the Algerian Foreign Ministry told Echorouk.
Belani added that the Algerian ambassador to Syria in constant contact with the Syrian authorities, which asserted that they did not kill any Algerian journalist; "some of the news which reached the embassy says that the two journalists are Syrians and not Algerians. The Algerian Foreign Ministry also contacted our embassy in London to get some information about the journalists, especially as reporters of the news point out that they were British of Algerian origin. there is a difficulty of communication with Algerians inside Syria because of what is going there, and due to the lack ofinformation about the names name of these two journalists, which makes it a difficult mission for the Algerian authorities to get exact information about them" .
Syrian activists told Echorouk on Tuesday morning, that the two journalists are British of Algerian origin, and that they were killed in Idleb on Monday, asserting that their names are Walid Boudina and Wssim Azaizia, who were on a mission to accomplish the programs and documentaries about the events that errupt in Syria.
Previously the General Authority of the revolution announced that, two journalists from Algerian origins carrying the British citizenship were killed when they headed to Idleb, adding that the journalists went to Syria to prepare a documentary about the revolution, as other news websites quoted other statements made by an opposition activist nicknamed "Musab al-Hakim," who belongs to the Patriotic Movement for Change, that forces Assad's armed troops killed Algerian reporters who have the British citizenship in the province province of Idleb during a campaign of arrests, carried out by the forces of Assad's regime in town .