NewsOne journalist survives attack by gunmen, wife critically injured -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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NewsOne journalist survives attack by gunmen, wife critically injured

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Zeeshan Shamsi, a reporter with NewsOne Television and son of senior journalist and former PFUF Secretary General C R Shamsi, along with his family was attacked Sunday by unidentified assailants in Sialkot.

He miraculously remained unhurt but his wife, Saima Zeeshan, received two bullets in her chest during the indiscriminate firing. She was rushed to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Sialkot where her condition is stated to be precarious.

Zeeshan along with his family was enroute to Islamabad from Sialkot when intercepted and attacked by three motor-riding gunmen.

Journalist unions across Pakistan have condemned the incident and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits.

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