Assassination of a reporter by unknown gunmen in 2020
Kabul Afghanistan (PMG)
Reporter: Mohammad Karimi
Afghan Media Support Agency “NAI” quoted Hayatullah Sahel, managing director of local radio station Sammon in Helmand, saying: “Last night (01 January), an employee of the radio left home because of being a guest in the local radio station today. On Thursday, his body was found in Safian in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province.
Helmand Governor Spokesman Omar Zwak confirmed the incident to Ney that the dead employee’s case was being investigated. Ney has asked local authorities in Helmand to seriously investigate the case and find out the cause of his killing. Last year, 10 journalists and media workers died in Afghanistan.