Shim Sung-min

 

Age: 29

 

Summary: member of a Protestant Christian volunteering group in South Korea and one of 23 aid workers held hostage by the Taliban in a public bus traveling to Kabul, Afghanistan, in which a Taliban spokesperson later claimed that another male hostage had been shot dead because the government had not acceded to the group's demands.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: circa 1978

 

Died: July 30, 2007

 

Location: Arzoo, Afghanistan