April 18, 1994, in Thokoza, South AfricaOosterbroek, chief photographer for Johannesburg's The Star newspaper, was shot and killed while covering a gunbattle between Inkatha supporters and the National Peacekeeping Force in the township of Thokoza, 11 days before South Africa's first democratic election.
Beats Covered: War
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials