David Beriain, Spanish Journalist, Murdered At Age 44

The native of the Foral Community of Navarra has lost his life after the attack by an armed group.

One of the saddest news that the news of Tuesday, April 27 has opened has to do with the death of two SpaniardsDavid Beriain, a Spanish journalist, has been assassinated in Burkina Faso along with Roberto Fraile, the cameraman who accompanied him, while they were filming a documentary in the African country. Both had been reported missing after being attacked by an unidentified armed group.

Beriain and Fraile were in Burkina Faso working when reports of his disappearance came out along with an Irishman and a member of the country’s security forces. At first, the information pointed to three wounded and four missing first, to later ensure that the armed group executed the three Europeans. Finally, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha González Laya confirmed this on the morning of Tuesday, April 27.

The captors not only ended their lives but also ended their offensive with the theft of weapons: two machine guns, a drone, twelve motorcycles, and frequency receivers. In recent months, the population has noticed a significant increase in insecurity as a result of the proliferation of jihadist groups.

His latest work on television

In recent years, David Beriain has been part of projects on the small screen such as ‘ Clandestino ‘ in DMAX, where he dealt with issues related to hitmen, drug cartels, mafias, human trafficking networks, ‘La Vida en llamas’ or ‘REC, reporters Four’. In addition, he was awarded the José Manuel Porquet Prize from the Digital Journalism Congress. His work will always be part of Spanish audiovisual history.

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