Pakistan: TV journalist killed by a magnetic explosive device in Hub, Balochistan


A journalist has been killed in a targeted attack in the southern Pakistani town of Hub, police officials say, with the ethnic separatist Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) claiming responsibility for the attack in a statement.

Shahid Zehri was killed while driving in his vehicle in the town of Hub, about 20km (12 miles) west of Pakistan’s largest city of Karachi, on Sunday evening, police say.

The explosion appeared to have been caused by a magnetic device attached underneath the driving seat in Zehri’s vehicle, Raza added.

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Source: Al Jazeera/Ghulam Abbas Shah – Twitter