Voice of America
April 4, 2014
Afghan officials say a policeman has shot two foreign female journalists, killing one and wounding the other on the eve of the country’s presidential election.
The dead journalist is identified as 48-year-old Anja Niedringhaus, an award-winning German photographer who was working for the Associated Press. AP reporter Kathy Gannon was in stable condition after being wounded twice.
Authorities say the police officer was arrested following the incident inside a heavily-guarded district compound in a remote part of the eastern province of Khost.
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