AP Female Journalists Shot in Afghanistan, One DeadBy Gianluca Mezzofiore
April 4, 2014 10:12 GMTAnja Niedringhaus (left) was killed and Kathy Gannon was injured when an Afghan policeman opened fire in eastern Afghanistan
A veteran photographer for Associated Press (AP) has been shot dead and a long-serving journalist for the news agency has been wounded in eastern Afghanistan by an Afghan policeman.
The injured journalist was named as experienced Canadian-born Pakistan and Afghanistan correspondent Kathy Gannon by the Canadian Embassy in Kabul.
She was wounded twice and is receiving medical attention, according to AP. She was described as being in stable condition and talking to medical personnel.
Internationally acclaimed German photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, was named as the journalist killed.
The two were in a police station the remote small town of Khost on the Afghanistan border with Pakistan when the incident took place.http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ap-female-journalists-shot-afghanistan-one-dead-1443351