Daily Nijat editor shot dead -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Daily Nijat editor shot dead

SUKKUR: Makhdoom Rafiq, Proprietor and Editor of Sukkar based Sindhi Daily ‘Nijat’ was shot dead by unknown armed men in Khora Town (Taluqua Gambat) on Saturday. The police said a group of four or five armed men intercepted Makhdoom Rafiq in the Khora town bazaar at about 10-30am and opened fire at him. As a result he was died on the spot. However, the assailants managed to escape from the scene. Police from a nearby post rush to the spot shifted the body to the Taluqua Hospital Gambat. The police have registered the case and started investigation. Makhdoom Rafiq is survived by three widows, four sons and three daughters.

Source: B/Recorder

Date:1/14/2007