Mirza Waseem Baig

The journalist working for 92 News was killed by unidentified assailants in Punjab, a province of eastern Pakistan, following his reporting on local gangs activities.

The journalist was shot six times outside his home and died on the way to the hospital while the unidentified gunmen escaped from the scene, according to news reports.  

Baig became the second journalist to be killed since the start of the year, following the murder of senior journalist Aman Ullah Gharro who was gunned down on 30 April by assailants in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.