Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya (Arancha González Laya) confirmed the worst news at a press conference on Tuesday. The bodies of journalists David Beriain and Roberto Fraile were kidnapped in eastern Burkina Faso on MondayThey were found in the place where the armed group launched the attack.
Roberto Fraile was born in Baracaldo, a city located in Biscay (Basque Country) and settled in Salamanca. Professional photographers, usually with Freelancer In armed conflict.
Roberto Fraile is facing very dangerous situations to show the reality of the world, such as when Injured in Aleppo (Syria) in 2012. Fraile recorded the rebel forces in the city and the war in the country after he was wounded in the explosion. He must be taken to a hospital for surgery and then evacuated to Turkey.
He has been working as a TV camera in Salamanca for more than 25 years For most of his career he has been in contact with Radio Telecastión de Castilla y León. In fact, he worked for La 8 de Salamanca for several years, As described in Diario Noticias Salamanca 24 Horas.
With extensive experience in armed conflicts, In the past few years, he has worked in documentary filming in countries such as Colombia or Brazil. This time he recorded with his colleague, reporter David Beriain (David Beriain) Investigative documentary about poaching And an NGO dedicated to protecting animals and the environment.
According to local media reports, they were abducted along with a Burkina Faso and an Irish citizen after being ambushed near Pama, the capital of Kompienga province. The tragic ending this Tuesday is well known, Assassinated by an armed group while exercising his profession.