Basra Hassan

 

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: Somali-American international aid worker and nutrition specialist at the United Nations agency UNICEF that focused on the welfare of children in one of the world's poorest nations who was also the sister of prominent Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a suicide bombing

 

Born: October 1954

 

Died: January 17, 2014

 

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan