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IRSHAD  AHMED

News Organization: THE MUSLIM

Died: 1988

Location: AFGHANISTAN

War: AFGHANISTAN-SOVIET WAR (1979-1988)

A reporter for an English-language newspaper in Pakistan, he was killed when Afghan troops opened fire on guerrillas near the Kandahar Airport. Kandahar had been under siege by Muslim rebel forces for several weeks, with heavy fighting delaying withdrawal of Soviet forces. The reporter, 25, reportedly was the first Pakistani journalist killed in the war.