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EDWARD  SMITH

News Organization: BBC

Died: 1998

Location: SIERRA LEONE

War: SIERRA LEONE CIVIL WAR

Killed in an ambush on April 13 while covering the civil war in the Kono district. He was traveling in a convoy of soldiers with the Nigerian-led West African intervention force when they were attacked. "He was courageous until the end, and he will be sadly missed," said BBC African Service Program Editor Robin White. A graduate of the University of Sierra Leone, Smith also wrote for the thrice-weekly newspaper, Vision.