QUETTA: Armed gunmen killed senior journalist Mehmood Jan Afridi in Kalat town of Balochistan on Friday evening.
Deputy Commissioner Kalat, Bashir Ahmed Bazai said gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire at Mehmood Jan Afridi in Bus Addah area of Kalat.
He said the assailants managed to escape from the spot. Police and levies personnel reached the area and started investigation into the incident.
"This seems to be an act of targeted killing", Bazai said. The dead body of slain journalist was shifted to civil hospital Kalat.
Mehmood Jan Afridi was working as reporter with Daily Intekhab. He had been a journalist for the last twenty years.