Quetta newspaper office bombed

first_img Organisation February 25, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Quetta newspaper office bombed News Receive email alerts News “We fear that such acts are intended to silence journalists covering news in this province bordering Afghanistan”, the international press freedom organisation said.A journalist in Quetta said the separatist Baluchistan Liberation Army had reportedly admitted responsibility for the bombing. January 28, 2021 Find out more Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire Follow the news on Pakistan Help by sharing this information PakistanAsia – Pacific News News to go further April 21, 2021 Find out more Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists June 2, 2021 Find out more RSF_en A bomb exploded outside the offices of national daily Jang in Quetta, Baluchistan, western Pakistan blowing out windows in neighbouring buildings.No-one was injured in the blast at the Urdu-language conservative daily on 24 February.”It is disturbing that some armed groups consider the media to be military objectives,” said Reporters Without Borders after the daily’s office manager Javed Iqbal said that he had no doubt that Jang was the target of the bomb attack, a view shared by staff and by the police. Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder PakistanAsia – Pacific last_img

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