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