(NEW YORK) — Another senior Pakistani journalist has been killed, again in Pakistan’s northwest, ABC News confirms.
Mehmood Jan Afridi, President of the Qalat Press Club, was in a shop when gunmen opened fire and killed him.
Two days ago, a reporter for GEO News, Malik Mumtaz, was targeted and killed.
Afridi’s death marks the fifth killing of a journalist in the last two months.
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