In this file photo dated Aug. 20, 2013 and made available by Swedish Radio on Tuesday March 11, 2014, Swedish journalist Nils Horner is photographed in Stockholm. (AP Photo/Mattias Ahlm, Swedish Radio)
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A little-known militant group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for killing a Swedish journalist in the Afghan capital, saying he was a spy for British intelligence.Nils Horner, 51, who worked for Swedish Radio and had dual British-Swedish nationality, was shot dead outside a restaurant one Kabul's most heavily guarded districts on Tuesday, underscoring growing insecurity threatening next month's elections.Horner was working for a Swedish broadcaster and had only been in Afghanistan for a couple of days.The attack was subsequently condemned by the Taliban because it was carried out in a mosque.
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