Syrian rebels attacked a pro-government TV station near Damascus Wednesday morning, killing seven employees and bombing several buildings, the Associated Press reported..
Reuters reported that the station, Ikhbariya, “resumed broadcasting shortly after the attack, displaying bullet holes in its two-story concrete building and pools of blood on the floor. One building had been almost completely destroyed.”
NPR reports that although rebels deny that they specifically target journalists, pro-government reporters have been the targets of previous rebel attacks throughout the Syrian uprising.
Also Wednesday morning, the United Nations reported that violence in Syria has gotten worse since a cease-fire deal was brokered in April, according to the AP. The Syrian news agency SANA reported on the attack and published several photos.