2 news­men, me­dia worker shot dead

The Financial Daily - - FRONT PAGE -

QUETTA: Three peo­ple in­clud­ing Bureau Chief, a re­porter and ac­coun­tant of On­line In­ter­na­tional News Net­work, the largest wire ser­vice of the coun­try, were died in fir­ing in Quetta.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice of­fi­cials, un­known gun­men at­tacked Bureau of­fice of On­line Int'l News Net­work, killing Ir­shad Mas­toi, a re­porter and ac­coun­tant of the agency.

Ir­shad Mas­toi was Sec­re­tary Gen­eral of Balochis­tan Union of Jour­nal­ists (BUJ). Se­cu­rity forces cor­doned off the area and started search op­er­a­tion while res­cue of­fi­cials shifted the corpses to hos­pi­tal.

All walks of life in­clud­ing jour­nal­ist unions and po­lit­i­cal lead­ers con­demned the in­ci­dent. MQM chief Altaf Hus­sain con­demned the in­ci­dent say­ing cul­prits should be brought be­fore the law.

Pres­i­dent Pak­istan Fed­eral Union of Jour­nal­ist (PFUJ) Afzal Butt con­demned the at­tack and grieved with the

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