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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Ilaria Alpi

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Ilaria Alpi, January 1995, available at: [accessed 11 December 2017]
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RAI-3 Television
March 20, 1994, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Alpi, an Italian journalist, and Miran Krovatin, a Slovakian cameraman, both on assignment for the Italian state RAI-3 television station, were killed when men armed with machine guns opened fire on their pickup truck outside the Italian embassy.

Job:Broadcast Reporter
Local or Foreign:Foreign
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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