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BBC journalist was killed by Nato troops in Afghanistan

BBC journalist was killed by Nato troops in Afghanistan 08 Sep 2011 Nato has admitted accidentally shooting dead a BBC journalist in Afghanistan during a battle against insurgents after mistaking him for a suicide bomber. Military officials met close relatives of Omaid Khpalwak on Thursday and apologised for their "mistake." Khpalwak, who was hiding in fear during the attack and spoke good English, was shot 11 times. His brother Jawid, who always maintained that his brother was killed by Nato forces, said his family remained angry at Nato's actions on the day. "They thought he was a suicide bomber, but how?" Jawid asked. "He spoke English and would have been showing his press card."