June, 1992, in Bokhtar, TajikistanKobilov, 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.
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire
Taken Captive: Yes