Journalists Killed  |  Somalia

Jean-Claude Jumel

TF-1

June 18, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Jumel, a French soundman for the Paris-based television station TF1, was killed by sniper fire when unknown gunmen ambushed his television crew's vehicle on the road between the airport and Mogadishu. Jumel had just arrived in Somalia and was driving into the city with other members of the television crew.

Medium: Television

Job: Technician

Beats Covered: War

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Foreign

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related

Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group


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