Agence France-Presse, Frankfurter Rundschau, Der Tagesspiegel
April 3, 1994, in Sulaymaniyah, IraqSchmidt, a German freelance journalist who worked with Agence France-Presse and the German newspapers Frankfurter Rundschau and Der Tagesspiegel, and a friend were shot and killed when gunmen opened fire on their car outside the city of Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdish-controlled area of northern Iraq.
Job: Print Reporter
Beats Covered: War
Local or Foreign: Foreign
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire
Taken Captive: No