Journalists Killed  |  Egypt

Labib Ibrahim


September 17, 1994, in near Qena, Egypt

Ibrahim, a photographer working for UNICEF, was killed when gunmen attacked a convoy of UNICEF employees and Egyptian police as they were driving from Luxor to Qena in southern Egypt. Four policemen were also killed in the attack. The next day, Al-Gamaa al-Islamiya (Islamic Group) claimed responsibility for the attack.

Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.

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