Journalist covering Taliban in Pak shot dead
Originally posted on IBNLive
A Geo TV reporter was killed in the Swat province of Pakistan by unknown gunmen on Wednesday. The slain TV journalist had been covering Taliban in Pakistan.
“Musa was not only shot but also decapitated. He was continuously facing problems while reporting in Swat. The mood of celebration has converted into mourning,” prominent Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir said.
According to Dawn News Musa Khan had received death threats from the local Taliban in the past.
Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the murder of Musa Khan and have called for a nationwide protest on Thursday.
Musa Khan was killed in Matta town. The slain reporter’s body will be taken to his hometown in Mingora city shortly.