Pakistan media report alleged name of CIA official

Pakistani media have reported a name they say is that of the CIA's station chief in Islamabad.

The weekend television and newspaper reports follow last Monday's U.S. raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and badly soured relations between the two countries.

A spokesman for Pakistani intelligence declined to comment Monday.

It's the second time in six months that an alleged name of the CIA station chief in Islamabad has been reported in the Pakistani media. The Associated Press has learned that the name being reported is incorrect.

In December, the CIA pulled its then-station chief out of the country after a name alleged to be his surfaced in Pakistan's media. Pakistani officials have denied unmasking the previous station chief.

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