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Photo Credit: Courtesy Romania Libera

IONUT  BARBU

News Organization: ANTENA 1

Died: 2004

Location: ROMANIA

A television cameraman, he was covering a major traffic accident May 24 when a truck involved in the accident, loaded with nitrogen-based fertilizer, blew up. The explosion killed 16 people at the scene, including Barbu and a reporter he was accompanying. He was 25 and single.