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Pakistan mourns slain journalist
Hundreds attend funeral of Saleem Shahzad, whose body was found near Islamabad.
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2011 17:48

Hundreds of mourners gathered in the Pakistani city of Karachi for the funeral of slain Saleem Shahzad - a journalist who investigated al-Qaeda's alleged infiltration of the country's navy.

On Tuesday, Shahzad's body was found with marks of torture in a canal near the capital Islamabad after disappearing for two days.

Syed Saleem Shahzad had earlier told a rights activist he had been threatened by the country's intelligence agencies.

Imtiaz Tyab reports from Islamabad, Pakistan's capital.

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Al Jazeera
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