BBC Reporter Killed in Afghanistan

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By Alex Weprin Comment

A reporter for the BBC was among those killed in a coordinated bomb and gun attack in Afghanistan. The BBC’s Ahmed Omed Khpulwak was killed in the Uruzgan region in the attack, which killed at least 22 people. The Taliban took credit for the killings.

BBC Global News director Peter Horrocks said: “The BBC and the whole world are grateful to journalists like Ahmed Omed who courageously put their lives on the line to report from dangerous places.”

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