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Six Detained For Murder Of Afghan Journalist


http://gdb.rferl.org/a59d08e9-871e-4902-abef-c98b3c389f7f_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/a59d08e9-871e-4902-abef-c98b3c389f7f_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) KABUL, June 7, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says six people have been detained in connection with the shooting death of a female Afghan journalist, RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan reported.


Zakia Zaki , manager of a private radio station called Peace Radio, was gunned down on June 5 at her home in Parwan Province to the north of Kabul.


The ministry's counterterrorism chief, General Abdul Manan Farahi, says all six suspects are supporters of the militant group Hezb-e Islami.


On May 31, another female reporter and television presenter, Shakiba Sanga Amaj, was shot dead at her family home in Kabul.

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