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Pakistan

01 January 2014

The senior reporter for the Aaab Tak News Channel was shot by unidentified assailants on his way home on Tuesday 31 December in the Badha area of the country's Larkana district, according to media reports. ...

22 November 2013

The GEO news journalist was among five people killed in the twin bomb explosions which also wounded dozens more in Karachi. Two simultaneous explosions went off in the densely-crowded Federal B area of Ancholi on Friday night. ...

11 October 2013

The journalist for Jang, one of Pakistan’s largest media groups which publishes the Urdu daily Jang , the English daily News International and owns the GEO broadcast network; was gunned down outside his home in the district of Karak in Paki ...

24 May 2013

The journalist who reported for several local newspapers and magazines was killed in Bahawalnagar district of Punjab province in Pakistan. ...

17 April 2013

The news editor of the daily Pakistan  was among at least fifteen people killed in a suicide bomb attack on a political rally in the city of Peshawar, provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to the Pakistan Federal Union of ...

01 March 2013

The correspondent for  Intikhab newspaperwas killed by gunmen travelling by motorcycle in Kalat, in the southwestern province of Balochistan. Afridi (56) had worked as a journalist since 1995 and was president of the Kalat press club. ...

27 February 2013

The journalist was gunned down in Miranshah, North Waziristan, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). ...

25 February 2013

The chief reporter of the state-controlled Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) wire agency was killed in Karachi, the capital of Sindh province when he was struck in a hit-and-run incident with a car. ...

10 January 2013

Samaa TV cameraman Shaikh and NNI photographer Igbal were killed in the twin blasts in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province. ...