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Seized Times Reporter Is Freed in Afghan Raid That Kills Aide

Publié par carmion le 09/09/2009

Eric Schmitt

"Stephen Farrell, a New York Times reporter held captive by militants in northern Afghanistan, was freed in a military commando raid early Wednesday, but his Afghan interpreter was killed during the rescue effort.

"Armed gunmen seized Mr. Farrell and his interpreter, Sultan Munadi, four days ago while they were working in a village south of Kunduz.

"An Afghan journalist who spoke to villagers in the area said that civilians, including women and children, were also killed in the firefight to free the journalists. That report could not be independently verified, and details of the operation itself were sketchy." Read on...

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"Seized Times Reporter Is Freed in Afghan Raid That Kills Aide", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 19/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/seized-times-reporter-is-freed-in-afghan-raid-that-kills-aide