Abdul Samad Rohani killed in Lashkar Gah

June 8, 2008

BBC journalist Abdul Samad Rohani was found shot dead in Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province, Afghanistan today,

A BBC statement said Rohani’s “bravery – and that of his colleagues – have allowed us to tell a key story for audiences in the UK, in Afghanistan and around the world”. It added: “His death is a terrible loss – our thoughts are with his friends and family. We are working closely with his family to support them at this difficult time.” link via email from Dominic Medley

He is the second BBC journalist found killed this weekend. Nasteh Dahir Farah was killed in Somalia on Saturday. Reporters without borders has more.



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