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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Tasar Omer

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Tasar Omer, January 1994, available at: [accessed 28 November 2015]
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June 27, 1993, in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Omer, a freelance Turkish journalist, was killed by a sniper in Sarajevo while attending the funeral of seven people who had died in shelling the day before.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:War
Local or Foreign:Foreign
Type of Death:Dangerous Assignment
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials


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