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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: David Kaplan

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: David Kaplan, January 1993, available at: [accessed 15 December 2017]
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ABC News
August 13, 1992, in Sarajevo, Bosnia

Kaplan, a producer for ABC News, was shot and killed by a sniper as he was riding in a car that was part of a convoy taking Serbian premier Milan Panic from Sarajevo airport to United Nations headquarters along a road known as "Sniper Alley." The bullet entered the car between the letters "T" and "V" taped on its side.

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


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