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The Sniper Who Killed Me: Syrian Photog Films Own Murder

A Syrian civilian in the city of Homs ran onto his roof with a video camera to film the shooting outside his house. Eventually he focuses on a uniformed gunman in a nearby building who takes aim at him and shoots. A few moments of silence, and then voices of grief approaching. Haaretz has the story. Syrian oppositionists released the film clip on Youtube:




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