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Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Mohammad Samdani Warsi

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1995
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1994 - Motive Confirmed: Mohammad Samdani Warsi, January 1995, available at: [accessed 15 December 2017]
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December 6, 1994, in Karachi, Pakistan

Samdani, business manager of the Urdu-language daily Parcham, was shot and killed by unknown gunmen at the newspaper's office. The assailants were looking for Parcham's editor but turned on Samdani when they failed to find their original target. The paper's editorial policy supported the Mohajir Quami Movement.

Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Taken Captive:No


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