More Information Released on Journalists Death

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Marie Colvin, a veteran correspondent who was killed in Syria last week. Information was released that Colvin died trying to get her shoes so she could escape a shelling attack, her paper, The Sunday Times reported Sunday.
Colvin was following Syrian customs by removing her shoes upon entry to the building that served as a makeshift press center. She was on the ground level when rockets hit the upper floors CNN reports. Thinking the upper floors were the only target Colvin rushed to get her shoes so she could flee the building. A rocket landed just a few yards away. She was killed alongside French journalist Remi Ochlik in the attack Wednesday.
Colvin, 56, was the only British newspaper journalist inside the Homs neighborhood.
Aid workers have been trying to rescue the bodies from the war torn country.

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