Journalist shot dead in Pakistan

Yaqoob Shehzad, a correspondent for Pakistan's Express News TV Channel, has been killed by a gunman in the northern city of Hafizabad, according to local news reports.


Shehzad, who was also chairman of the Hafizabad Press Club, is believed to have been sitting in a friend's office when he was shot by a gunman who had arrived on a motorcycle with another man. The gunman also shot and injured an employee of the office, the reports said, quoting the journalist's brother Muhammad Farooq.

Shehzad was taken to hospital where he died.


Source of information: The Tribune, Pakistan