NBC News team reportedly injured in IED explosion in eastern Syria

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
March 25, 2019 05:47
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Members of an NBC news team was reportedly injured on Saturday night in an IED explosion in Baghouz in eastern Syria.

It's reported the team drove over the explosive device while traveling in the area.

“Earlier today, a device exploded in the vicinity of a group from NBC News in Syria," said NBC News President Noah Oppenheim. "We are thankful that NBC employees escaped unharmed, however one of the local drivers working with them was tragically killed. Our deepest sympathies go out to his family and loved ones. We are still gathering information from today’s events, and are in touch with the driver’s family to support them however we can.”

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