Journalist shot dead in Balochistan’s Turbat

Shaheena Shaheen (Image credits: Twitter)

New Delhi (NVI): A female journalist, artist and social activist, Shaheena Shaheen Baloch, was allegedly shot in Tehsil Turbat of district Kech in Balochistan today.

The victim was shifted to the Civil Hospital Turbat, where she succumbed to her injuries, according to The Balochistan Post.

The deceased had received two bullets, however, the motive behind her murder could not be ascertained.

She was the host of a morning show on PTV Bolan, Chief-in-editor of the Baloch magazine ‘Dasgohar’ and an artist. She believed in gender equality and had also campaigned for women rights in Balochistan.

Several journalists, social activists and social media users expressed sympathy and condemned the heinous act.