Iranian photographer dies of brain stroke in hospital
Director General of the press and foreign
media department of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance,
Mohammad-Hossein Khoshvaqt, declared in Tehran on Saturday that the
hospitalized Iranian photographer and reporter, Zahra Kazemi, 54,
passed away Friday night as a result of brain stroke, IRNA reported.
He added that Kazemi, introducing herself as an Iranian national,
was authorized to take photos and prepare reports on the recent
university unrests as a representative of the English `Camera Press'
Her mother along with other members of her family had visited her
at the hospital while she was undergoing treatment.
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