US journalist David Gilkey, translator killed in Afghanistan

National Public Rado (NRP) interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna (L) and reporter David Gilkey, seen in Afghanistan, on June 2, 2016Award-winning American journalist David Gilkey and his translator were killed Sunday while traveling with an Afghan army unit that came under fire in southern Helmand province, in a sign of just how dangerous the conflict remains for the media trying to cover it. The translator was identified as Zabihullah Tamanna, 38. Two other National Public Radio journalists traveling with Gilkey in a separate vehicle, reporter Tom Bowman and producer Monika Evstatieva, were unharmed.

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