Journalists Killed  |  Algeria

Nasseredine Lekhal

El-Massa

November 30, 1994, in Boufarik, Algeria

Ahmed Issaad, a reporter for Algerian Television, and Nasseredine Lekhal, a reporter for the state-owned Arabic-language daily El-Massa, were killed in Boufarik, about 30 kilometers (about 19 miles) south of Algiers. They were among five residents of Boufarik whom gunmen killed in a raid on the neighborhood. The journalists were forced out of their homes then shot and beheaded, according to Algerian Television.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: Yes

Threatened: No


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