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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: David Bolkvadze

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: David Bolkvadze, January 1994, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e649491c.html [accessed 28 August 2014]
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Worldwide Television News
October 28, 1993, in Kobi, Georgia

Bolkvadze, a Georgian journalist who worked for the United Kingdom based Worldwide Television News, was killed in the town of Kobi while covering the Georgian conflict. Bolkvadze disappeared in Kobi on October 28 and was brought to a hospital with bullet wounds in his stomach. Abkhazian soldiers are suspected of the killing.

Medium:Television
Job:Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered:War
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:No
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials

 

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