Journalists Killed  |  Tajikistan

Tura Kobilov

Bairaki Dusti

June, 1992, in Bokhtar, Tajikistan

Kobilov, an editor of the newspaper Bairaki Dusti, was taken hostage in the Bokhtar region by unidentified captors and shot and killed while carrying out his professional duties, according to the Union of Journalists of Tajikistan.

Medium: Print

Job: Editor

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: Yes

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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