Reuters bureau chief dies in Pakistan

Reuters bureau chief dies in Pakistan
# 23 February 2015 14:45 (UTC +04:00)

Golovnina, 34, passed out at her office in the Pakistani capital, according to a statement from Reuters. Medical responders were unable to save her.

The cause of death is being investigated, police official Mohammad Yaqoob said.

"Maria was a superb journalist with a long and varied career at Reuters," the news agency said.

She joined the company in 2001 as a foreign correspondent in a number of places, including London, Singapore, Moscow, Afghanistan and Iraq. She had been bureau chief for Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2013.

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