Senior journalist Hamid Mir attacked in Karachi

Source:  Tribune Published in Current Affairs on Sunday, April 20, 2014

KARACHI: Unknown assailants shot at senior journalist Hamid Mir on Saturday, leaving him severely injured, Express News reported.

Mir was transported to a hospital for treatment, following the shooting which was carried out by four assailants on two motorcycles.

Khalid, a shopkeeper at Falaknaz Tower said that a man wearing shalwar kameez, standing on the road, shot at Mir’s car and then his accomplice picked him up and followed the journalist’s car.

A guard at the scene fired back at the assailants, but they fled.

Police official Shahid Hayat said that Mir was shot at thrice and he is out of danger now.

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