Incident Details: 20140404990108001

Incident Date: April 04, 2014
Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Tani district Afghanistan

Event Type: Assassination
Weapon Type(s): Firearms (Automatic Weapon (incl. semiauto))
Organization Type: Religious,

Suicide Attack: No
Hoax: No
Violent Extremism:
Doubt Terror: No
Target Information
1- Journalists & Media(Newspaper Journalists/Staff/Facilities)

Canadian Target: No
Canadian Victim: Yes
Canadian Perpetrator: No
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:

Victims: 1 fatalities, 1 injuries
Perpetrators: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "04/04/2014: A police commander opened fire on two foreign journalists in Tani district, Khost Province, Afghanistan. Anja Niedringhaus, a German journalist, was killed and Kathy Gannon, a Canadian journalist, was wounded in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources arrested the assailant, who was thought to be a Muslim fundamentalist and Taliban sympathizer. The Taliban denied any responsibility for the incident."
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