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Photo Credit: Courtesy IBB/Voice of America


News Organization: VOICE OF AMERICA

Died: 2012

Location: PAKISTAN

Atif, a reporter for Deewa Radio, Voice of America’s Pashto-language service, was shot in a mosque as he prayed. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the killing, saying, “All reporters of Voice of America are our targets and should resign, otherwise we will kill them.”