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The Soviet news agency Tass said that the slaying of a Soviet military attache in Pakistan shows Pakistan's disregard for the protection of foreign officials and will harm relations already strained by Pakistan's support for guerrillas fighting Soviet forces in neighboring Afghanistan. The attache, Col. Fyodor I. Gorenkov, was shot in his car in Islamabad by a Pakistani man identified by officials as Zafar Ahmed. They said Ahmed had been trying to emigrate to the Soviet Union and had a history of mental illness.

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