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Journalist shot dead by unidentified men in northwest Pakistan

Press Trust of India  |  Peshawar 

A was shot dead by unidentified men on Monday in northwest Pakistan, police said.

Noor-ul Hassan, who was working for a agency and a private channel, was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne gunmen who opened fire on his car in Peshawar's Sarband, they said.

He died on the spot while his sustained critical injuries.

Police officials believe it was a "target killing".

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The condemned the attack.

Five journalists have been killed in the restive province this year.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 21:50 IST