March 27, 1995, in Algiers, AlgeriaAbderrahmani, director of the government-run, French-language daily El-Moudjahid, was killed after unidentified assailants sprayed his car with bullets when he stopped at a traffic light on his way to work. Abderrahmani died of his wounds before arriving at the hospital.
Beats Covered: Culture, Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire
Taken Captive: No
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