February 29, 2008, in Mingora, Pakistan
Uddin died in a suicide bombing that took the lives of more than 40 people, according to Pakistani news reports. No organization claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred at the funeral of a slain police officer and wounded about 80 people, including two other journalists.
The Swat Valley was a focal point of conflict at the time. Militants had taken over much of the area in 2007, and government forces were reasserting some control by early 2008.
Job: Print Reporter
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Dangerous Assignment
Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire
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