Senior journalist Jan Muhammad Mehr shot dead in Sukkur

LAHORE:Senior journalist, former president of Sukkur Press Club and KTN Bureau Chief Jan Muhammad Mehr, was shot dead when unidentified persons opened fire at him on Monday. According to details, Mehr left office for his home and when he reached near Qasim Park, unidentified assailants opened fire at him, injuring him seriously.

He was shifted to a local hospital in a critical condition, but he succumbed to his injuries. SSP Sukkur Singhar Malik has said that they had traced the location of the suspects and soon they would be in police custody. Sukkur Union of Journalists has announced 10 days of mourning.