KOHAT, 22 November: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a journalist here on Sunday, local police said.

As per details, the journalist Hafeez ur Rahman was on his way to home on bike when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him near Hangu bypass. He was being rushed to a nearby hospital but he died before he could be provided a medical facility. The deceased journalist was associated with a private TV channel Neo News. Besides, he was also publishing a local news “Asia” from Kohat.

It merits a mention here that a few days back, another reporter of the same TV channel, Zaman Mehsud, also fell prey to target killing in Tank district.

Journalists’ community has strongly condemned the cold-blood murder of their fellow. In a statement issued here general secretary of Kohat Union of Journalists Hashim Khan while condemning the incident, asked the government to immediately arrest the perpetrators.



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