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Syed Saleem Shahzad’s death underscores the dangers of reporting in Pakistan, which in 2010 was called the deadliest country for journalists.

It will also increase scrutiny of Pakistan’s security agencies, already under domestic pressure since the May 2 U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

Shahzad, a correspondent for the Asia Times Online as well as Italian news agency Adnkronos International, went missing late Sunday from Islamabad.

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