Journalist’s killing in Afghanistan raises fears of possible new trend endangering foreigners

By Kevin Sieff, March 11, 2014

KABUL — A Swedish journalist was shot and killed Tuesday in Kabul in a brazen attack that many worry reflects the growing danger for foreigners in Afghanistan’s capital.

Nils Horner, 52, was shot in a neighborhood populated by Western non-governmental organizations, embassies and journalists. It is the same area where 21 people, mostly foreigners, were killed when a Lebanese restaurant was attacked in January.

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