Pakistan: Journalist shot dead in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 11 Jun 2017 8:21 AM GMT

Pakistan: Journalist shot dead in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Islamabad: A journalist was shot dead on Sunday by unknown gunmen in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said.

Bakhshish Ahmad, Bureau Chief of The K2 Times Urdu daily, was attacked in Haripur district, reported international media.

The Islamabad-based Pashto-language Khyber TV, which owns the daily, said the gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire at the journalist when he was headed to work in Haripur.

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No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

At least 117 journalists have been killed in the past 15 years in Pakistan. Of these, only three cases were taken up in judicial courts, Xinhua quoted official data as saying.

-IANS

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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