Swedish journalist dies in Afghanistan
TALOQAN, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Another international journalist has died while covering the war in Afghanistan, bringing the total to eight since the U.S.-led military action began in October.
A source for Sweden's TV4 said Tuesday that cameraman Ulf Stromberg, 42, died while working in Afghanistan. No details were provided.
Reuters news agency reported that colleagues said that Stromberg was shot during a break in at the house where he was staying in Taloqan.
He died a short time later after being rushed to hospital, the report said.
Many reporters had been using Taloqan as a base while covering the Northern Alliance siege on Konduz.
Stromberg's death came eight days after four journalists -- two Italians, an Australian and an Afghan -- were killed on the road between Jalalabad and Kabul when their unguarded convoy was attacked.
Earlier this month, two French radio journalists and a writer for a German publication were killed while working near the front lines in northern Afghanistan.
A driver who escaped the attack said the assailants identified themselves as Taliban.
The region, however, is notorious for its bandits.
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