Dispatch News Desk condemns killing of journalists in Quetta
Islamabad, Pakistan: The Dispatch News Desk (DND) condemns killing of Bureau Chief of Online News Agency
Quetta Irshad Mastoi along with his two staffers.
DND in a press statement issued here on Thursday said that Irshad Mastoi, who was also the Balochistan Union of Journalist secretary, reporter Ghulam Rasool Khattak and accountant Younis were killed because they were performing their professional duties with fear and honesty.
Chief DND Naheed Niazi said that Irshad Mastoi was a promising journalist who received his Masters degree in Mass Communication and had been in the profession since 2000 for raising voice for justice for his province and his people.
She said Irshad lost his right hand in an accident while on duty in 2009 but continued to work with passion and commitment.