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Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Tura Kobilov

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1993
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Confirmed: Tura Kobilov, January 1993, available at: [accessed 25 November 2017]
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Bairaki Dusti
June, 1992, in Bokhtar, Tajikistan

Kobilov, an editor of the newspaper Bairaki Dusti, was taken hostage in the Bokhtar region by unidentified captors and shot and killed while carrying out his professional duties, according to the Union of Journalists of Tajikistan.

Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:Yes


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