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Journalist shot dead in Peshawar

Bureau Report 2018-12-04
PESHAWAR: A Nowshera-based reporter of a private television channel was shot dead in the limits of Pishtakhara police station here on Monday afternoon, police said.

An official told Dawn that Nurul Hasan was shot dead near the Achini Chowk on the Ring Road by motorcyclists.

He said Hasan`s other companion identified as Shams was injured in the incident and shifted to hospital.

The official said the motive behind the shooting was not immediately known.

KP police chief Salahuddin Khan Mehsud directed the city police chief to investigate the case and arrest killers.