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NATO offers condolences after death of US and Afghan journalists

Gen-John-W-NicolsonNATO Resolute SupportThe NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission in Afghanistan offered condolences after the death of an American photojournalist and his Afghan colleague in a Taliban ambush.

“To the family, friends and colleagues of Mr. David Gilkey and Mr. Zabihulla Tamanna, the entire Resolute Support Mission offers their heartfelt condolences,” a statement by RS said.
“David and Zabihulla, in particular, spent years in Afghanistan tirelessly endeavoring to tell the story of the Afghan people,” Gen. Nicholson added.
The two journalists were killed as they were travelling with an Afghan army unit that came under fire in southern Helmand province, their employer National Public Radio said.