Nils Horner

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Afghan journalist among those dead in Kabul attack

March 21, 2014 5:07 PM ET

New York, March 21, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply saddened by an attack on Thursday night in Afghanistan in which Sardar Ahmad, a senior reporter for Agence France-Presse's Kabul bureau, was killed. Four gunmen stormed the Serena Hotel...

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British-Swedish journalist shot dead in Afghan capital

March 11, 2014 3:41 PM ET

New York, March 11, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today's fatal shooting of an international journalist in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, and calls on authorities to ensure the perpetrators are held responsible. The shooting comes amid mounting risks for...

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Nils Horner

March 11, 2014 12:00 PM ET

Horner, 51, was shot in the head near the site of a January 2014 Taliban suicide attack on a Lebanese restaurant in Kabul's affluent Wazir Akbar Khan neighborhood, according to news reports. The assailants shot him at close range...

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