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First name:  Carsten

Last name:  Thomassen

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Journalist
  • Media outlet:  Dagbladet
  • Type of media:  print media
  • Born:  Norway

  • Died:  14 Jan 2008 Afghanistan

Killed in a suicide-attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul by several Taliban with rifles and grenades. One of the attackers blew himself up in the lobby, killing eight people and wounding six, including the journalist, who died in a military field hospital.

  • Aged 38.

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