Bae Hyung-kyu

 

Age: 42

 

Summary: South Korean pastor who led the Protestant Christian volunteering group in South Korea and was one of the 23 South Korean aid workers captured and held captive by the Islamic fundamentalist terror group Taliban from a public bus traveling to Kabul, Afghanistan, in which the Taliban originally wanted the South Korean government to withdraw their troops but later demanded the Afghan government to release the 23 militants from prison in exchange.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: circa 1965

 

Died: July 25, 2007

 

Location: Kandahar, Afghanistan