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Journalists Killed in 1999 - Motive Confirmed: Xu Xinghu

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 2000
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The Guangming Daily
May 8, 1999, in Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Shao Yunhuan, Xu Xinghu, and Zhu Ying, all Chinese nationals, were on assignment in Belgrade to report on the war between NATO and Serbian forces. They were killed during the night when NATO bombs hit the Chinese Embassy, where the journalists were staying. Shao was 48, Xu was 29, and Zhu was 27.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:War
Local or Foreign:Foreign
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials


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