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Outlook - Paul Conroy: My Escape From Homs

Photographer Paul Conroy tells Matthew Bannister of his dramatic escape from the besieged Syrian city of Homs after an attack left him injured and killed his colleague Marie Colvin

The British war photographer Paul Conroy was working in the besieged Syrian city of Homs with the newspaper correspondent Marie Colvin when they came under intense fire from government forces in February last year. Marie was killed, along with the French journalist Remi Ochlik, and Paul was seriously injured. Eventually Paul managed to get out of the war-torn city through a secret tunnel, with the help of the Free Syrian Army. He tells Matthew Bannister about his dramatic escape. Picture: Paul Conroy in the desert

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 12:05PM Wed, 23 Jan 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 10:05PM Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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  • Duration 28 minutes

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