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Journalist killed in Afghanistan

AfghanistanAn Afghan journalist who had once been detained by the United States was killed Tuesday in a drive-by shooting as he left his office in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Canadian television reported.

The journalist, Javed Yazamy, worked primarily for the CTV network as a camera operator and assistant covering Canadian troops in the Kandahar region.

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In 2007, he was arrested by United States forces and held at Bagram Air Base for about 11 months.

Source: Reuters

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