Two female Western journalists shot in Afghanistan, one dead

Written by AFP | Khost (Afghanistan) | Updated: Apr 4 2014, 21:20pm hrs
One female Western journalist was shot dead and another wounded in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost today, on the eve of the country's presidential election, police said.

"Two female journalists were shot this morning inside a district police headquarters, one has been killed, while the other is seriously wounded," Khost provincial police spokesman Mobarez Mohammad Zadran told AFP.