Pakistan

Zaman Mehsud

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 gunmen. He was shot five times and rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital but he was died from his injuries shortly after arriving.

According to Reuters, the Taliban claimed responsibility for the murder, stating that they targeted Mehsud for his writings against them.