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Former Pemra chairman Absar Alam injured in Islamabad gun attack


ISLAMABAD: Former chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (Pemra) and journalist, Absar Alam, was shot in Islamabad on Tuesday,

According to police, the veteran journalist was attacked by an unknown gunman when he was in F-11 Park for an evening walk. He received a bullet in his abdomen.

Alam has been shifted to the hospital for treatment. Doctors said the condition of Absar Alam is out of danger. Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry condemned the incident in a post on Twitter, adding that the police had been asked to investigate the attack.

Meanwhile, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has taken notice of the incident and ordered a probe in this regard

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