QUETTA: Unidentified assailants riding a bake gunned down a University of Baluchistan assistant professor of media and journalism. Nazima Talib was shot thrice from behind on Saryab road as she was traveling in a rickshaw to Radio Pakistan for participation in a programme. Police described the attack as a target killing.
Patiala: Controversial Punjabi columnist Darbara Singh Seona was shot dead by gunmen near his house in Patiala. He was known for his radical views. He was earlier attacked by Sikh hardliners on May 25, 2008 in Amritsar.