Second son of Khuzdar Press Club chief dies

ISLAMABAD - The second son of Khuzdar Press Club president Nadeem Gurgnari in the troubled Balochistan province also succumbed to bullet wounds received in an attack on Thursday.

By Afzal Khan

Published: Sun 28 Oct 2012, 11:42 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 1:29 PM

Unidentified armed men had opened indiscriminate fire on the sons of Nadeem Gurgnari at Eid Gah area of Khuzdar, on Thursday.

Siraj Nadeem, who was eldest of the two brothers had died on the spot, while Manzoor had sustained injuries.

Manzoor was immediately taken to the Combined Military Hospital in Khuzdar for treatment. However, on Friday he succumbed to his injuries.

The murder of two young brothers has saddened the Khuzdar town.

Khuzdar is one of the most restive districts in the violence prone province.

Unrest in the area has taken lives of two presidents and one general secretary of the Khuzdar Press Club who was wounded in a firing attack, passed away on Friday.

No group claimed responsibility.

On September 29, a reporter associated with private TV channel ARY, Abdul Haq Baloch, was gunned down.

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