(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE PAKISTAN NEWS PAPER ‚DAWN‘)
A senior journalist of a local newspaper has been killed by unknown assailants in the Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday, police told Dawn.
Baksheesh Allai ─ the bureau chief of The K2 Times ─ was on his way home when motorcyclists intercepted him on a main road and showered him with bullets, successfully fleeing the scene after the attack.
“We see this murder of a local journalist as an act of a high profile target killing and the assailants will soon be arrested,” Shahzad Nadeem Bukhari, the district police officer of Haripur, told reporters.
Mohammad Arshad, the brother of the slain journalist, has filed an FIR against unknown assailants, stating that Baksheesh Allai and his entire family had no enmities.
The local journalists‘ fraternity placed the body of the…
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