Nils Horner

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Nils Horner (5 December 1962 – 11 March 2014) was a Swedish and British journalist. He was a foreign correspondent for Sveriges Radio. He was the station's chief correspondent in Asia. He mainly worked in South Asia. In 2001, he won the Marcus Ölanderpriest for his efforts as a foreign correspondent. He was born in Borås, Borås Municipality, Västra Götaland County.

Horner was shot in the head and killed in an execution-style killing on 11 March 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He was 51 years old. He was in Kabul covering the 2014 elections.[1]

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  1. "British-Swedish journalist shot dead in Afghanistan". The Guardian. 12 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.