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Steven Vincent, freelance journalist
2 August 2005

Steven Vincent, an American freelance journalist was abducted and shot dead on 2 August 2005 in the southern city of Basra.

Vincent wrote for US newspapers including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Christian Science Monitor. A book he wrote about the Iraqi war, entitled "In the Red Zone" was recently published. He had spent the past several months in Basra gathering material for a book about the history of the city.