Uzbekistan pursues ambitious transportation projects
Afghan singer kicks off nationwide blood drive
TTP attacks target Pakistani religio-political parties
Kyrgyzstan cracks down on ISIL
Khuzdar journalist shot to death
KHUZDAR – A local journalist was gunned down in Khuzdar August 14 soon after he had covered a protest event organised by a Baloch separatist organisation, media reported.
Munir Ahmed Shakir, working for an online wire service, was returning from visiting a hospital patient when unknown attackers fired upon him, BBC Urdu reported.
Shakir had covered the Black Day observed by the Baloch separatist organisation on Pakistan’s Independence Day. He was not able to file his story or photographs, media reported.
The Baloch separatist organisations had barred journalists from covering their activities, BBC added.