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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Elpidio Inacio

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Elpidio Inacio, January 1994, available at: [accessed 12 December 2017]
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Televisao Popular de Angola
August 23, 1993, in Kuito, Angola

Inacio, a correspondent for Televisao Popular de Angola, Angola's state-owned television channel, was killed when caught in cross fire between UNITA rebels and government troops while covering the battle for control of Kuito, the site of intense fighting during the weeks before his death. Kuito, the capital of Bie Province, lies approximately 80 miles northeast of the city of Huambo, UNITA's stronghold.

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


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