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First name:  Zivko

Last name:  Krsticevic

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Cameraman
  • Media outlet:  Worldwide Television News (WTN)
  • Type of media:  TV
  • Born:  1954 Croatia

  • Died:  30 Dec 1991 Croatia
  • War zone:  yes
  • Targeted? no
  • Impunity: total


Killed by a mortar explosion in Karlovac (50 km southwest of Zagreb) during fighting between Croatian forces and Serbian troops. German journalist Stefan Krause and Swiss journalist Bruno Moser were wounded.

  • Croatia - 1991-95: Independence war
  • The Croatian independence war between August 1991 and November 1995, after the Yugoslav Federation broke up, was between newly-independent Croatia and the country’s Serb minorities, who were supported by the Serbian government in Belgrade. Most of the fighting ended after a ceasefire in January 1992.

  • Croatia - Independence
  • Croatia declared its independence on 25 June 1991 after its first multiparty elections but it was not recognised by the Yugoslav federal government or Croatia’s Serb minority and war began. The country was internationally recognised on 15 January 1992.


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