Target killing: Journalist gunned down in Khuzdar

Shakir was heading home after returning from a market when armed men on motorbikes sprayed him with bullets.


Express August 15, 2011

QUETTA: A journalist and a member of Khuzdar Press Club, Munir Ahmed Shakir was gunned down by armed men in Khuzdar district on Sunday.

According to police officials, Shakir was heading home after returning from a market when armed men on motorbikes sprayed him with bullets, killing him instantly on Hospital Road. He was rushed to civil hospital where he was officially pronounced dead.

“As many as four journalists in Khuzdar have been killed during the last two years,” local journalists said.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 15th, 2011.

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