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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Tihomir Tunukovic

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Tihomir Tunukovic, January 1993, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64948123.html [accessed 1 September 2014]
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BBC TV
November 1, 1992, in Travnik, Bosnia

Tunukovic, a freelance cameraman on retainer for BBC TV, was killed instantly after his vehicle was hit by a 40 mm anti-aircraft round fired from the top of a hill. He was traveling alone in an armored Land Rover in Travnik during the attack. It is believed that Bosnian Serbs fired the shell.

Medium:Television
Job:Camera Operator
Beats Covered:War
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:Yes
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials

 

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