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ALPHA AMADU BAH BAH

News Organization: INDEPENDENT OBSERVER

Died: 1999

Location: SIERRA LEONE

Shot to death in front of his family Jan. 17 in Freetown. When Revolutionary United Front rebels arrived in the capital, they shouted their intention to kill all the journalists. They went house to house in a murderous campaign and he was shot fleeing his burning house with his family.