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Karachi: Gunman opened fire on TV channel van, one media worker killed

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 9:12 IST

A media worker on Sunday was killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a Samaa TV's Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) van here.

The incident took place when the team was on its way for the coverage of alleged grenade attack on a police vehicle at KDA round, as reported by Samaa TV.

The bike-riding outlaws opened fire at Samaa's vehicle, leaving assistant cameraman Taimoor in critical condition.

The 22-year-old assistant cameraman was injured when bike-riding outlaws opened fire at Samaa's vehicle. He was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Karachi's Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra condemning the incident said that some terrorist elements are still operating in the metropolitan city and that their motive is to spread anarchy in the city.

Inspector General (IG) of Sindh police AD Khawaja has taken notice of the incident, directing SSP central Muqaddas Haider to investigate the matter.

--ANI

First published: 13 February 2017, 8:40 IST
 
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