Journalists Killed  |  Azerbaijan

Adil Bunyatov

Reuters TV and Turan News Agency

March 17, 1995, in Baku, Azerbaijan

Bunyatov, a cameraman for Reuters TV and the Turan News Agency, was killed while filming an attack by Azerbaijani government troops on the headquarters of a rebel police unit on the outskirts of the capital, Baku. A report by the Turan News Agency said government censorship introduced in the wake of the rebellion prevented opposition newspapers and the independent media from revealing any details about Bunyatov's death.


Medium: Television

Job: Camera Operator

Beats Covered: War

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related

Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials


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