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Local journalist shot dead in southern Afghanistan

Mohammad Yaqub Sharafat, 23, was shot in the head and neck with a silenced pistol by unidentified gunmen while heading home from his office. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. However, local journalists had previously received warnings from Taliban militants.

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