Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Pakistan

01 March 2018

The 40-year-old sub-editor with Islamabad-based Urdu daily Qaumi Pukaar was shot dead by unkown assailants on Bank Road, the high-security area near the Pakistan Army’s national headquarters while he was returning home after work late in the ev ...

12 October 2017

The journalist with Satch TV and a stringer for local Mashriq Television channel was gunned down outside his home by unidentified assailants. ...

11 June 2017

The Bureau Chief of K-2 Times, an Urdu daily newspaper in Haripur, was shot dead by unknown motorbike-borne gunmen near his home at Lora Chowk, Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. ...

12 February 2017

The 22-year-old assistant cameraman of privately-owned Samaa TV news channel, was shot in his head and chest when he was traveling in the Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) van in north Nazimabad to report on an attack on the police. ...

12 January 2017

Unidentified gunmen shot dead the journalist of Qudrat, the local Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan's troubled southwestern Balochistan province, close to Afghan and Iranian border, according to AFP quoting police sources 37-year-ol ...

23 August 2016

The two cameramen, Shehzad Ahmed and Mehmood Khan , were among at least 70 people killed in a bomb blast at a civil hospital in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province of Pakistan. ...

07 May 2016

The 40-year-old editor of the website Let Us Build Pakistan was gunned down in a restaurant in Karachi by four unidentified gunmen riding motorcycles. ...

19 January 2016

The 33-year-old Aaj TV journalist was killed in a suicide bomb attack on the outskirts of Peshawar at the Jamrud Check Point, in Khyber area. The blast also killed at least a dozen others at the scene .

16 January 2016

Unidentified gunmen shot the correspondent of a local newspaper near Niazi Chowk, Dera Ismail Khan, a town in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. Umar sustained critical injuries and died on arrival at the District Headquarters Hospital.

03 November 2015

Dr Zaman Mehsud , who worked for the Daily Umat and ran his own twitter news channel ' Gomel News ', was travelling from his home town of Gomel, and heading towards Tank City in north-western Pakistan, when he was attacked by unidentified gunme ...