SAD: Reuters Bureau Chief For Pakistan And Afghanistan Found Dead In Islamabad...

SAD: Reuters Bureau Chief For Pakistan And Afghanistan Found Dead In Islamabad (PHOTO)

By News Desk | The Trent on February 24, 2015
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The Reuters Bureau Chief for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Maria Golovnina, was found dead at her office on Monday, February 23, 2015 in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.

Maria Golovnina on assignment for Reuters in Dalton-in-Furness in northern England in 2012.(Photo Credit:Dylan Martinez/Reuters)
Maria Golovnina on assignment for Reuters in Dalton-in-Furness in northern England in 2012.(Photo Credit:Dylan Martinez/Reuters)

The 34-year old, according to a statement issued by Reuters and Pakistani officials fell unconscious and was rushed to a private hospital, where she gave later died. The cause of her death is yet to be made available as doctors at the Pakistan Institute Of Medical Sciences would carry out an autopsy as requested by the police.

The statement, eulogizing Golovnina said: “Maria was a superb journalist with a long and varied career at Reuters,” the news agency’s statement read. “Her talents, energy and can-do spirit will be sorely missed.”

Ms. Golovnina was fluent in Japanese and Russian having joined Reuters in the Japanese capital, Tokyo in 2001 before assuming the role of Bureau Chief for Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2013.

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