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RICARDO  DE MELLO

News Organization: IMPARCIAL FAX

Died: 1995

Location: ANGOLA

War: ANGOLAN WARS

Shot twice in the chest on Jan. 18 near his Luanda apartment. Editor of the privately owned newsletter, he had been warned by military officials to stop writing about the civil war. He was 38 and known as one of his country's most aggressive and controversial reporters.