Senior reporter killed in road accident
KARACHI: A senior journalist died in a road accident in the wee hours, the Ferozabad police said on Sunday.
Jamil Siddiqui, 50, was crossing the road near his residence at Tariq Road when a speedy car ran him over, killing him on the spot.
The driver responsible for the mishap took the victim’s body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and then surrendered himself to the police. Siddiqui, who was a senior reporter for a daily English newspaper, has left behind his wife and two sons to mourn his death.
His funeral was held at the Rehmania mosque at Tariq Road and he was then laid to rest at a graveyard in the Ferozabad area.
Source: Daily Times