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Journalist Abducted in December Found Dead

June 17, 2006|From Times Wire Reports

A Pakistani journalist who reported on an alleged U.S. airstrike that killed an Al Qaeda operative was found shot to death in a remote tribal region six months after he was abducted, his brother and a government official said. Villagers found the handcuffed body of Hayatullah Khan dumped in the tribal-dominated North Waziristan town of Mir Ali, from where he was seized Dec. 5.

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