July 4, 2008

Pakistan: Four Hurt in Attack on British TV Team

Text of report by leading English-language Pakistani daily Dawn website on 4 July

Quetta, 3 July: Four people were injured when a team of a UK- based TV channel came under fire in Kanak area of Mastung district on Thursday [3 July].

According to police sources, the TV personnel were returning to their camp in the area after shooting a documentary film.

The four injured are Pakistani nationals working for the channel - Sikander Ali, Mohammad Hussain, Zafar Hussain and Safar Khan. They were brought to the Civil Hospital in the provincial capital.

The producer of the documentary and other foreign members of the team are safe.

The documentary is about tribal traditions and customs, being filmed with the permission of the provincial government.

Originally published by Dawn website, Karachi, in English 4 Jul 08.

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