June 15, 1992, in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan

Chingiz Mustafayev, a reporter-photographer for the DR-Press news service, was shot and killed while filming fighting between Azerbaijanis and Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh. Details of his killing were not available. Before his death, Mustafayev had reportedly been gathering information alleging that the Armenian attack on civilians in Khojaly was a provocation by the Azerbaijani National Front to force the resignation of Azerbaijani president Ayaz Mutalibov.

Job:Photographer, Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Human Rights, War
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group


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