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FABIEN FORTUNE BITOUMBO

News Organization: RADIO LIBERTE

Died: 1998

Location: CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE)

Shot at point-blank range after being taken hostage by a militia group Aug. 29. He was covering a trip to Mindouli by Congo's minister of mining and industry. Bitoumbo worked for the privately owned radio station Radio Liberte and was former editor-in-chief of the newspaper La Rue Meurt.