Terrorists Target the Media: 9 Journalists Dead in Massive Attack

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April 30, 2018Apr 30, 2018

A disturbing news story has just emerged out of Kabul, Afghanistan. A recent attack by radical terrorists has targeted members of the media.

In two separate attacks, 10 journalists lost their lives on Monday. Nine reporters and photographers who died in a suicide bomb attack in the capital Kabul and a journalist working for the Afghan language service of the BBC who was shot dead in the eastern city of Khost, reported Reuters.

"In Kabul, journalists covering a bomb blast during the morning rush hour were standing in a loose group near the site of the explosion when the suicide bomber struck, killing seven people outright and wounding several, two of whom later died," according to Reuters.

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The event was the deadliest day for the media since 2001. Please join us in praying for all of the family members of those who were killed in the events.

“We were standing on a slight rise to get a better shot when I heard a bang and saw him on the ground. I was stunned, I couldn’t believe it,” said Sobhani, who suffered minor wounds. "He was a very good photographer - the best - but he was also a very good man.”

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