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Gambian Journalist Shot Dead

A well-known journalist in Gambia has been shot and killed in the capital, Banjul.

Colleagues and family members say newspaper editor and news-agency correspondent Deyda Hydara died at the spot where he was gunned down after leaving work late Thursday.

No attacker was identified.

Mr. Hydara was an editor for the newspaper The Point and a correspondent for the French news agency, AFP.

Some information for this report provided by AFP and Reuters.