Two cameramen killed and one journalist seriously injured in Quetta suicide blast

Quetta.Two cameramen killed in the Civil Hospital bomb blast in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province in Pakistan on Monday 8th August
According to details , 30 year old Shahzad Khan, a cameraman with Aaj TV, and 26 year old Mahmood, a cameraman of Dawn News, were killed, while a reporter with Dunya News, Fareed Ullah, was seriously injured when a bomb went off on the gate of the emergency department of a civil hospital. The blast killed at least 70 others including a judge and senior lawyers and injured over 108 people. The journalists were at the scene covering the mourning of President High Court Bar Association Balochistan Bilal Anwar Kasi, who was shot dead earlier on Monday. Mahmood succumbed from his injuries some hours after the attack.
Khan and Mahmood are the 5th and 6th journalists to be killed in Pakistan and the first two in Balochistan province in 2016.
The RMNP s strongly condemns the suicide blast at the Civil Hospital in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta, in which Shahzad and Mahmood were killed and several journalists were injured. This incident has once again revealed that journalists were not safe in the country and despite repeated appeals to the government, no steps were taken to improve the security for the working journalists.”
President RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar has demanded an immediate investigation into the blast to punish those responsible for the attack.He underlined tne need t to improve the security situation in the country to ensure no more casualties, and urged the government to adopt all necessary measures to punish those responsible for this blast in Quetta.It is pertinent to mention that ISIS and defunct JamaatulAhrar have taken the responsibility of this incident.
Source.RMNPKilled Cameramen

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