Samaa TV DSNG van attacked in Karachi, one useless

A worker of a media group was killed on Sunday night when unknown assailants opened fireplace on a Samaa TV DSNG van within the metropolis’ North Nazimabad space.
The incident occured at KDA Chowrangi, close to Dolmen Mall North Nazimabad.
An assistant cameraman, Taimur, obtained a bullet wound to the pinnacle and was rushed to the close by Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Further Police Surgeon Dr Rohina Hasan confirmed the sufferer arrived with a bullet wound to the pinnacle and died whereas beneath therapy.
“Postmortem has not been performed but,” added Hasan.
The media van was within the space to cowl an earlier incident, a cracker assault on a police automobile, when it was attacked.
“Our group members together with the DSNG had gone there to cowl the cracker assault on the police automobile once they got here beneath assault,” mentioned Samaa TV’s director information, Farhan Malik.
SSP Central Muqaddas Haider mentioned the identical suspects is likely to be concerned in each the incidents and added the cracker assault on the police automobile didn’t trigger any injury.
“It seems that the suspects attacked the police cell with a cracker to draw media’s consideration and when the Samaa group arrived, they chased and attacked it,” added Haider.
IG Police Sindh, A D Khowaja whereas taking “sturdy discover” of the armed assault on the DSNG van sought an “clarification” and an in depth inquiry from DIG West instantly.
Safety forces have reached the realm and have began their preliminary investigations.
Earlier in September 2015, one other Samaa TV DSNG van was attacked in Karachi’s Liaquatabad No.10 space.
Earlier assaults focusing on media staff peaked throughout 2015. Three unidentified gunmen attacked a Geo TV DSNG, killing a Geo Information worker and injuring one other.
The incident was adopted by an assault focusing on senior journalist Aftab Alam. Alam, who had beforehand labored for Geo Information, was gunned down by unknown assailants close to his residence in North Karachi.
In 2014, three Categorical Information staff had been shot useless in North Nazimabad in an assault claimed by the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan.

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