Journalists Killed  |  South Africa

Abdul Shariff


January 9, 1994, in Katlehong Township, South Africa

APShariff, a freelance photographer on assignment for the Associated Press, was killed in cross fire while covering an African National Congress tour in the township of Katlehong. He died of a bullet wound to the chest

Medium: Print

Job: Photographer

Beats Covered: Human Rights, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related

Suspected Source of Fire: Paramilitary Group

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