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Pakistan

08 September 2015

The 45-year-old GEO TV satellite engineer was killed when three gunmen opened fire at Geo TV van in Bahadurabad, Karachi. The van’s driver Anees was also injured but is in hospital in a stable condition. ...

06 November 2014

The Dharti TV journalist was killed in Ghambat Khurha, Sindh, in Pakistan’s Southeast. According to reports, a group of people opened fire on him when he was on the way to his office at about 3 pm. ...

05 October 2014

Unknown gunmen shot dead Yaqoob Shehzad while he visited the office of a friend in the city’s busiest neighbourhood of Sagar Road. ...

03 October 2014

The correspondent of Dunya News was shot dead the town of Hafizabad, Pakistan. Reports said that two gunmen opened fire at Hayder and fled away. He died on the spot. ...

28 August 2014

According to the Pakista Federal Union of Journalists(OPFUJ), an IFJ affiliate, 35-year-old Mustoi who worked as assignment editor of ARY News in Quetta and served as General Secretary Balochistan Union of Journalist (BUJ), was shot dead by u ...

23 April 2014

According to reports, the 28-year old correspondent for SAMAA TV and editor of a local newspaper, was travelling to his office with his brother on a motorcycle when unidentified armed men intercepted them and opened fire. ...

28 March 2014

The driver of TV presenter Raza Rumi was killed when their car came under heavy fire from unidentified gunmen as the media personality was returning home after his weekly show in the city of Lahore. ...

03 March 2014

The photographer for Reuters and reporter for local newspapers, Daily Mahsib and Daily Shamal , was shot in the neck by unidentified gunmen while travelling with his family in Abbotabad, the Hazara region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in ...

02 February 2014

The 45-year old correspondent for the Daily "Zamana" Quetta and the Daily Balochistan times in Quetta in Ussta Muhhamad, a district of Jafferabad, was travelling home in a taxi with his son on February 2 when the car was fired upon in a purpo ...

17 January 2014

The three Express News employees, technician Waqas Aziz Khan , driver Khalid Khan and security guard Ashraf Arian were fired upon as they sat in an Express TV van. ...