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Photo Credit: Courtesy Algerie Presse Service

SID ALI  BENMECHICHE

News Organization: ALGERIAN PRESS SERVICE

Died: 1988

Location: ALGERIA

War: ALGERIAN CIVIL STRIFE

Shot and killed by machine-gun fire in Algiers on Oct. 10. He was covering a street demonstration when troops fired on the protesters, reportedly killing as many as 35 people. He was a senior editor with his agency.