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June 26, 2019
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Pakistan Punjab

Another journalist gunned down in Hafizabad

HAFIZABAD: A local journalist, Yaqoob Shahzad, was gunned down by unknown armed men when he was sitting at a showroom in Hafizabad.

Shehzad was associated with the private Express News TV channel as its correspondent and was also president of Hafizabad Press Club.

Police said that Shehzad was sitting at a showroom when unidentified armed assailants came there and sprayed him with volley of bullets. He received three bullets in his head and died on the spot.

It is pertinent to mention here that just two days ago, on Friday, another journalist associated with an Urdu daily,  “Dunya” was murdered in the same area.