Popular BBC reporter, Ahmad Shah, was killed in Afghanistan. He was only 29 years old.
BBC reports, “Khost police chief Abdul Hanan told BBC Afghan that Shah had been shot by unidentified armed men. He said police were investigating the motive.”
“Locals told the BBC that Shah had been on his bicycle when the attack happened. He was taken by locals to hospital, where he died of his injuries.”
When he was killed, he had been working for the BBC Afghan service for a little over a year. He was a very respected and talented journalist amongst his colleagues.
“In a statement, BBC World Service Director Jamie Angus said Shah was a ‘respected and popular" journalist.’
This must be a terribly difficult time for his family. Please join us in praying for everyone involved.
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