Sunday Times war reporter Marie Colvin has been killed in heavy shelling in Syria, it has been reported by Reuters.
The news comes just hours after the foreign correspondent reported on 'sickening' scenes in the war-torn city of Homs.
French photographer Remi Ochlik, 28, is also said to have died in the attack on a makeshift media centre set up by anti-regime activists in the Baba Amr district.
Reports say they were escaping from the building when they were hit by a rocket.
Homs has been under siege from President Bashar al-Assad's forces since February 4.
Last night Colvin appeared on Channel 4 and the News at Ten last night reporting on the bombardment of the opposition stronghold.
In a piece for the Sunday Times this weekend, Colvin spoke of the citizens of the city 'waiting for a massacre'.
She wrote: 'The scale of human tragedy in the city is immense. The inhabitants are living in terror. Almost every family seems to have suffered the death or injury of a loved one.'
"There's a lot of snipers on the high builds surrounding the neighborhood. I can sort of figure out where a sniper is but you can't figure out where a shell is going to land," she said.
'Craters. Burned houses. Mutilated bodies. Women weeping for children and husbands. Men for their wives, mothers children,' she said at the event on Fleet Street.
'Our mission is to report these horrors of war with accuracy and without prejudice.
'We always have to ask ourselves whether the level of risk is worth the story. What is bravery, and what is bravado?
'Journalists covering combat shoulder great responsibilities and face difficult choices. Sometimes they pay the ultimate price.'