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Journalists Killed in 2010 - Motive Confirmed: Malik Arif

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 2011
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 2010 - Motive Confirmed: Malik Arif, January 2011, available at: [accessed 14 December 2017]
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Samaa TV
April 16, 2010, in Quetta, Pakistan

Cameraman Arif was killed in a suicide bombing at a local hospital, news reports said. The blast occurred outside the emergency ward of Civil Hospital in Quetta, capital of restive Baluchistan province, killing at least eight people and injuring numerous others, including five journalists. The journalists were covering a Shiite demonstration outside the hospital, where a prominent local Shiite bank manager had been taken after an attack.

Job:Camera Operator
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
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