Senior journalist gunned down

KARACHI: A senior journalist was gunned down in North Karachi on Wednesday.

Senior journalist Aftab Alam, was killed by unknown gunmen near his home at Siddiqui Market 11-C 2 North Karachi. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

It was said that two men who were riding motorcycle opened firing on him. MLO ASH said that bullets hit journalists on head due to which he died. He was associated to separate news channels.

Earlier tonight, another media personnel, Arshad Ali Jafferi, was targeted in Bahadurabad area of city while his driver got injuries. Arshad was Satellite Engineer at Geo news. This is second murder of media persons with 24 hours in Karachi.