Baloch Journalist shot dead in Khuzdar

Occupied Balochistan: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a reporter of, ARY, a Pakistani TV channel in Khuzdar town of Balochistan Saturday 29 September 2012, evening. The deceased was returning home from his office when he was attacked.

According to details, Abdul Haq Baloch, senior journalist and General Secretary of Khuzdar Press Club and a reporter for Daily Awam, was on his way when armed men wearing masks opened indiscriminate fire on him. Resultantly, he died instantly.

The family sources of Mr Baloch said that he had not received any threat previously.

The attackers fled the scene immediately after shooting Abdul Haq Baloch dead. No groups claimed responsibility of the incident until the filing of this report.

Meanwhile journalists at Khuzdar Press Club strongly condemned the murder of their colleague and demanded from the government to arrest those behind his killing. They further said that at least five journalists of Khuzdar Press Club have been killed since 2009.

Courtesy: Baloch Warna / Baloch Hal

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