Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

Swedish radio journalist gunned down in Kabul
(03-11 17:03)

Swedish radio journalist Nils Horner, who also held British citizenship, was shot dead in Kabul, Afghanistan in the morning today by an unknown gunman, the Swedish ambassador told AFP.
“Unfortunately we just have received confirmation that Nils Horner, who was correspondent for Swedish national radio, was shot and killed in Kabul this morning,'' ambassador Peter Semneby said. “We understand he had British nationality in addition to his Swedish nationality. His family has been informed.''—AFP
   
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