Nightly News   |  January 11, 2012

Journalist killed in Syria as uprising continues

French journalist Gilles Jacquier was among several people killed in Syria's central city of Homs on Wednesday, as the 10-month uprising against President Bashar Assad continues. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the uprising in syria killed more than 5,000 people. today it claimed its first western journalist, a french cameraman killed by grenade fire while covering the uprising in the city of homs. in damascus today, a rare appearance by president assad rallied by thousands of his supporters.