Assaf Abu Rahhal

Journalist, Deceased Person

1955 – 2010

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Who was Assaf Abu Rahhal?

Assaf Abu Rahhal was a veteran Lebanese journalist who was killed by the Israeli Defense Forces during the 2010 Israel–Lebanon border clash., in which an Israeli reserve lieutenant colonel was killed and a captain was shot and injured by Lebanese sniper fire.

According to Reporters Without Borders, Abu Rahhal was the first Lebanese journalist killed since 2006 when Lebanese and Israeli forces clashed. He was one of five people to die in the incident, which received international attention and scrutiny, but he was the only journalist killed.

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Born
Dec 18, 1955
Middle East
Nationality
  • Lebanon
Profession
Died
2010

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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