June 17, 1992, in Sarajevo, BosniaStandeker, a journalist with the Slovenian magazine Mladina, was injured by tanks and mortar shells from a Serbian position in Sarajevo. He suffered serious injuries to his legs and torso and died later that day. Jana Schneider, an American freelance photographer, was also injured and received shrapnel wounds in her legs. She was later transported to Belgrade for further treatment.
Job: Print Reporter
Beats Covered: War
Local or Foreign: Foreign
Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials