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Kidnapped WSJ reporter appears dead: US official

WASHINGTON- Daniel Pearl, a Wall Street Journal reporter kidnapped in Pakistan while reporting on extremist groups, appears to be dead on a videotape reviewed by the FBI in the region, a US official said on Thursday.

“My understanding is that the FBI in Pakistan obtained a copy of a videotape on which it appears to be…Daniel Pearl and he appears to be dead,” the official, who has not seen the tape, told Reuters.

Source: Business Recorder

Date:2/23/2002