IRIB head condoles cameraman's death
Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting Ezzatollah Zarqami
Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has expressed his condolences on the martyrdom of a Press TV cameraman in Afghanistan, Farhad Taqaddosi.
In his message which was published on Friday, Ezzatollah Zarqami said martyrdom was the climax of people who tried to teach others how to live good and die for their love.
He added that Farhad Taqaddosi used his camera to depict ascension of human virtues at a time of Islamic awakening.
“I congratulate his esteemed family on this great achievement and condole with the community of the committed and Muslim reporters on the void of such an artist youth,” he said.
Farhad Taqaddosi succumbed to his injuries sustained during a rocket attack in Afghanistan. He died in a hospital in the Afghan capital city of Kabul on Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011.
Press TV's office came under attack when several gunmen attacked buildings near the US embassy and NATO headquarters. Taliban militants claimed responsibility for the attacks.