March 1, 2010, in Janakpur, Nepal
Gunmen shot Singhaniya, chairman of the media company Today
Group, three times at point-blank range near his residence in Janakpur, about
125 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of the capital,
At least three groups--all armed factions of an ethnic Madhesi separatist campaign in the southern Terai plains--made unverified claims to have carried out the attack, news reports said.
Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.
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