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US Soldier Kills BBC’s Afghan Journalist

Friday, 09 September 2011 06:58

‘BBC Pashto service journalist Ahmed Omed Khpulwak, 25, took refuge in a bathroom after heavy fighting broke out in Tarin Kowt’s market following suicide bombings but was eventually shot dead by an American soldier that allegedly mistook him for a suicide bomber, the state-run BBC reported on Thursday.

Brigadier General Carsten Jacobson said Khpulwak was described by soldiers as “holding a gadget in his hands and reaching for something in his pocket.”’

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