Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Wounded AP Reporter to Return to Afghanistan

On the day before the Afghanistan election in April 2014 two female correspondents were shot by an Afghan policeman in Khost province. The two women (working for the Associated Press) were in  a convoy under the protection of the Afghan security forces. While in a well-guarded compound they were shot and Anja Niedringhaus (AP photographer) died of her wounds. Kathy Gannon suffered six bullet wounds and is still recovering. But she vows to return to her job in Afghanistan. Read more in "Wounded AP reporter vows to return to Afghanistan", The Sacramento Bee, October 16, 2014.

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