June 3, 1997, in Allentown, Sierra LeoneJalloh, a freelance reporter for the independent newspapers Punch, Storm, and Vision, was killed while covering the battle at Allentown of the combined battalion of the Revolutionary United Front and Sierra Leone Armed Forces Revolutionary Council with Nigerian soldiers of the West African peace monitoring force, ECOMOG.
Job: Print Reporter
Beats Covered: War
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials