Senior journalist Zaman Mehsud killed in KP’s Tank district

Tank:A local journalist Dr Muhammad Zaman Mehsud was killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on his vehicle in Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) today.
Police sources told that Zaman was travelling from Gomal Bazar to Tank when his car came under attack on North Waziristan Road.
Two motorcycle-riding armed men opened fire on his car and left him seriously injured.
Area residents took Zaman to District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Dera Ismail Khan where the doctors pronounced him dead.
Zaman Mehsud was a senior journalist who also served as the president and secretary general of the Tribal Union of Journalists’ South Waziristan chapter.
According to UNESCO figures, over the past decade, 700 journalists have been killed the world over during the course of discharging their duties.
Majority of the journalists in Pakistan who were killed in the line of duty  since 2000, belong to small towns and rural areas, says RMNP. This year three journalists and media workers have been killed while two other injured in Pakistan according to RMNP monitoring.
Source. RMNPzaman

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