=> PESHAWAR, Jan 28: Several journalists escaped unhu
PESHAWAR, Jan 28: Several journalists escaped unhurt when their vehicles came under fire from militants and security personnel on the Peshawar-Kohat highway near Darra Adamkhel.
One of the vehicles was hit by four bullets. Saiful Islam Saifi and Syed Amir Ali Shah, both of Al Jazeera TV, and Mian Asif, of News One TV, managed to pull themselves out. The vehicle was partially damaged.
The reporters and photojournalists travelling from Peshawar were attacked at around noon when they were two kilometres from the Friendship Tunnel.
“Our vehicle was fired at by the militants from a hilltop and by soldiers from the front,” said Syed Aamir Ali, a cameraman. Another incident occurred at about 2:30pm at Spena Thara area when some members of a law enforcement agency fired into the air. Those present in the vehicle included Abdul Majeed Goraya of Dawn, Inamur Rehman of APTN, Jamshed Baghwan and three others of Express Television.