Three journalists from the Syrian opposition TV channel Orient News have been killed while covering clashes in the country’s south-west, reports say.

A missile hit their vehicle while they travelled to Sheikh Miskeen in Deraa province, Orient News told the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

The channel said it believed they were directly targeted by government forces.

More than 70 journalists have been killed while covering the conflict in Syria over the past three years.

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