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Photo Credit: Courtesy UNTV

MC DELBERT ARRIOLA

News Organization: UNTV

Died: 2009

Location: PHILIPPINES

Arriola was one of 30 journalists killed in the deadliest attack on journalists ever reported. Fifty-seven people died on the island of Mindanao in a massacre blamed on a feud between rival political clans. About 100 armed men attacked a convoy of vehicles carrying journalists, lawyers, relatives and supporters on their way to file election papers for a gubernatorial candidate in the Maguindanao province. The bodies were found in mass graves in the town of Ampatuan.