January 18, 1997, in Lahore, PakistanShahid, a photographer with the Urdu-language daily Khabrain, was killed in a bomb blast at a court house. The bombing targeted leaders of the Sipah Sahaba Pakistan, an anti-Shiite party, who were being brought from jail to a hearing. At least 19 people were killed and more than 80 injured. Five of the injured were journalists.
Beats Covered: Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Dangerous Assignment
Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group