Journalists Killed  |  Somalia

Ilaria Alpi

RAI-3 Television

March 20, 1994, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Alpi, an Italian journalist, and Miran Krovatin, a Slovakian cameraman, both on assignment for the Italian state RAI-3 television station, were killed when men armed with machine guns opened fire on their pickup truck outside the Italian embassy.

Medium: Television

Job: Broadcast Reporter

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Foreign

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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