January 31, 1993, in Rajpura, IndiaMasoom, a stringer for Hind Samachar and president of the Punjab and Chandigarh Journalist's Council, was shot by two suspected militants near his home in the town of Rajpura. He died the same day.
Job: Print Reporter
Beats Covered: Business, Culture, Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group
Taken Captive: No