February 19, 1996, in Nilphamari, BangladeshQuamruzzaman, a reporter for the weekly newspaper Neel Sagar, was fatally shot by security officers while covering their crackdown on a violent protest against election results in the northern town of Nilphamari.
Job: Print Reporter
Beats Covered: Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Dangerous Assignment
Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials