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Pakistan

Web Desk
February 12, 2017
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Samaa TV asst cameraman killed in Karachi firing

Samaa TV asst cameraman killed in Karachi firing

KARACHI:  Samaa TV’s Assistant Cameraman was killed while the TV channel’s Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) vehicle came under attack in Karachi on Sunday.

The incident took place when the TV team was on its way for coverage of alleged grenade attack on police vehicle at KDA roundabout in North Nazimabad.

The bike-riding outlaws opened fire at the vehicle and injured young assistant cameraman Taimur.

The 22-year-old injured employee, who received gunshot wounds to his head and chest, was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he breathed his last.

Police said that 9mm pistol was used in the attack and a shell was recovered from the site.

Earlier, in a separate incident, a cracker attack took place on an armoured police vehicle near Five Star Chowrangi. No loss of life was reported in the incident.

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