PAKISTAN: Journalist shot dead

Senior Urdu journalist Zubair Ahmed Mujahid killed by unidentified men

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Mirpurkhas --- Zubair Ahmed Mujahid, a senior journalist and correspondent for a leading Urdu daily, was shot dead by unknown assailants in Satellite Town late on Friday night while he was on his way home.

He was riding a motorbike along with a photo journalist, Wahid Pahalwani, when some unidentified armed men shot at him. He died while he was being moved to the Civil Hospital.

He left behind a widow and four sons.

His body was taken to Jhuddo, his native town, on Saturday.

Police cordoned off the Satellite Town after the shooting