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Body Found Of Missing Reporter

June 01 2011


A missing Pakistani journalist who reported on Al-Qaida and Islamist militants has been found dead, reports United Press International.

Syed Saleem Shahzad, bureau chief of Hong Kong-based Asia Times, went missing Sunday after leaving his Islamabad home. His tortured body was found Tuesday miles away in Punjab province.

The writer's most recent report linked Al-Qaida to the May 22 attack on a Pakistani naval base in Karachi. He reportedly disappeared before the second part...

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