Journalists Killed in 2012 - Motive Confirmed: Razzaq Gul
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||18 December 2012|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2012 - Motive Confirmed: Razzaq Gul, 18 December 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5107a0a936.html [accessed 1 April 2015]|
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Express News TV
May 19, 2012, in Turbat, Pakistan
Gul, 35, a senior reporter with Express News TV station in Turbat city in the Kech District of Baluchistan, was abducted near his home on the evening of May 18, according to news reports. His body was found the next day with several bullet wounds and marks that indicated he had been tortured, his family told local journalists.
Gul was a member of the Baluch National Movement, a nationalist political organization, and was the secretary of the Press Club of Turbat, according to news reports. His colleagues at the club told Express News TV that Gul had not mentioned receiving any threats. No group claimed responsibility for the death.
|Beats Covered:||Politics, War|
|Local or Foreign:||Local|
|Type of Death:||Murder|
|Suspected Source of Fire:||Unknown Fire|