Journalists Killed  |  Pakistan

Z.A. Shahid


January 18, 1997, in Lahore, Pakistan

Shahid, a photographer with the Urdu-language daily Khabrain, was killed in a bomb blast at a court house. The bombing targeted leaders of the Sipah Sahaba Pakistan, an anti-Shiite party, who were being brought from jail to a hearing. At least 19 people were killed and more than 80 injured. Five of the injured were journalists.

Medium: Print

Job: Photographer

Beats Covered: Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Dangerous Assignment

Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group

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