November 30, 1994, AlgeriaAhmed Issaad, a reporter for Algerian Television, and Nasseredine Lekhal, a reporter for the state-owned Arabic-language daily El-Massa, were killed in Boufarik, about 30 kilometers (about 19 miles) south of Algiers. They were among five residents of Boufarik whom gunmen killed in a raid on the neighborhood. The journalists were forced out of their homes then shot and beheaded, according to Algerian Television.
Job: Broadcast Reporter
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire
Taken Captive: No
- 58 Journalists Murdered in Algeria Since 1993, January 1, 1999