Reuters Afghanistan-Pakistan bureau chief dies in Islamabad

The Reuters news agency says Maria Golovnina, its bureau chief for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has died at the age of 34. The agency says Golovnina fell unconscious Monday at Reuters’ Islamabad bureau. An ambulance took her to Kulsum International Hospital “but medical teams were unable to save her,” the company said. The agency did not disclose the cause of death.  In a statement, Reuters called Golovnina “a superb journalist with a long and varied career.”



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