Afghanistan: Afghan journalist killed in Pakistan
'Authorities in Pakistan's northwest tribal regions must immediately investigate today's murder of Afghan journalist Janullah Hashimzada, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. A white car intercepted a public minibus carrying Hashimzada and a colleague, Ali Khan, in Khyber Agency near the border with Afghanistan, according to local and international news reports. The journalists, who worked for Afghan Shamshad TV, were returning from Afghanistan to Peshawar, the reports said. Three gunmen from the car fired on the journalists, killing Hashimzada and injuring Khan in the neck, according to The Associated Press. No other injuries were reported. Hashimzada also provided reports for AP, Pajhwok Afghan News agency and other news outlets, the reports said.'
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URL Link: http://cpj.org/2009/08/afghan-journalist-killed-in-pakistan.php
Author Organisation: Committee to protect Journalists