Journalists Killed  |  Pakistan

Ilyas Nizzar


January 3, 2011, in Pidarak, Pakistan

Nizzar's body was found with multiple gunshot wounds along a dirt road in Pidarak, Baluchistan province, six days after he was reported missing, local news reports said.

Alongside Nizzar's body was that of Qambar Chakar, a Baluch Students Organization leader who disappeared from his home in Turbat on November 27, 2010. A general assignment reporter for the newsmagazine Darwanth, Nizzar was also considered a prominent activist, according to some local news reports.

Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.

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