Ibrahim, a reporter for Express TV, was gunned down by
unidentified men outside Khar, the main town of the Bajaur tribal area,
according to news reports. The journalist was returning by motorcycle from an
interview with local Taliban spokesman Maulvi Omar, according to the Pakistan
Federal Union of Journalists and Imtiaz Ali, a Washington Post correspondent
based in the nearby regional capital of Peshawar.
The assailants took the footage of Ibrahim’s interview with
the Taliban spokesman, said Ali, citing information from local journalists. Ali
said that Ibrahim also worked for the Urdu-language Daily Express. No arrests
or claims of responsibility were made.