Journalist shot dead by unidentified men in northwest Pakistan

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A ournalist was shot dead by unidentified men on Monday in northwest Pakistan, police said.

Noor-ul Hassan, who was workingj for a news agency and a private news channel, was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne gunmen who opened fire on his car in Peshawar’s Sarband, they said.

He died on the spot while his cameraman sustained critical injuries.

Police officials believe it was a “target killing”.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Union of Journalists condemned the attack.

Five journalists have been killed in the restive province this year.

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