Helmand governor spokesperson, Umar Zvak told Anadolu Agency that Nur Ahmed Nuri’s body was found in Lashakargah city center.
The spokesperson said that the police found body of New York Times reporter, who had worked for the newspaper for two years, in the Lagan area of Lashkargah city center Thursday evening. The body had deep wounds. He might have died as a result of torture, said the spokesperson.
The spokesperson said further that investigation has been started into the incident and they have no information yet whether the attack was carried out by an anti-government armed organization.
Nuri’s family told the press that he left home in the morning and an hour later he could not be reached.