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Former New York Times Translator, Noor Ahmad Noori, Found Dead In Afghanistan

Members of the media try to protect themselves from dust from a British forces transport helicopter as it lands at the forwar
Members of the media try to protect themselves from dust from a British forces transport helicopter as it lands at the forward operating base Sterga II at Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, pool)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Noor Ahmad Noori, an Afghan translator who formerly worked for The New York Times in Afghanistan, was found beaten and stabbed to death, wrapped in a sack and dumped on a roadside late Thursday outside Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province, where he lived, government officials and family members reported.

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