Taras Protsyuk

Taras Protsyuk

Birth
Ivano-Frankivsk, Ivano-Frankivs'ka, Ukraine
Death 8 Apr 2003 (aged 35)
Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Burial Kiev, City of Kiev, Ukraine
Memorial ID 7339716 · View Source
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Photojournalist. The Ukranianian born Protsyuk worked as a cameraman for the Reuters News Agency at there Warsaw, Poland, bureau. He began his news career for Reuters in 1993, later covering stories from the war in Afghanistan on terrorism, to overthrowing and arrest of President Slobodan Milosevic on war crimes. He was killed in Baghdad, Iraq, on April 8, 2003, during Operation Iraqi Freedom, when a U.S. shell hit the side of the Palestine Hotel where he was staying. He was part of the 18-member team of Reuters journalists team that was covering the war in Iraq.

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  • Added: 8 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7339716
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Taras Protsyuk (16 Jan 1968–8 Apr 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7339716, citing Baykova Cemetery, Kiev, City of Kiev, Ukraine ; Maintained by Find A Grave .