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Massood Assassination Recalled

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Massood Assassination Recalled

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Massood Assassination Recalled

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One year ago today, two assassins disguised as journalists killed legendary Mujahadeen commander Ahmed Shah Massood with a bomb packed inside a camera. Massood Khalili, a close friend of the commander's, was with him when the bomb went off, but survived. He spoke with NPR's Michael Sullivan.

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