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Pakistani journalist shot in ambush

from Muhammad Sajjad, RMNP

Mianwali – Unidentified gunmen gunned down a local journalist Shahzad Iqbal in Mianwali on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

According to police, armed men intercepted Iqbal motorcycle while on the way along with his brother in Mianwali town, injuring them seriously.

Shahzad suffered multiple bullet wounds and succumbed to his injuries while on way to hospital.

His brother was being treated in the hospital. Motives behind his murder are yet to be ascertained. Police were investigating motives behind the assassination. According to the monitoring of the Rural Media Network Pakistan,five Pakistani journalists and four media workers have been  killed so far this year.

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