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May 31st, 2013
08:30 AM ET

American woman killed in Syria; state TV claims she was fighting for rebels – Nick Paton Walsh reports

CNN is reporting that an American woman has been killed in Syria in the midst of its civil war. She has been identified as Nicole Lynn Mansfield. Syrian TV reports that Mansfield, 33, from Flint, Michigan, was killed by government forces while fighting for rebels in Syria.

CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh is tracking the latest developments live from Beirut.

Filed under: Michigan • Middle East • Syria