Mursal Habibi, Saadia, and Shahnaz, three female employees of Enikass TV, were killed by unidentified gunmen in two separate attacks in Nangarhar province on Tuesday, said Zalmay Latifi, the head of the TV and radio network, reported TOLO NEWS
The first incident took place about 4pm local time in Jalalabad city’s PD1 as Saadia and Shahnaz were on their way home, according to Latifi.
The second incident happened a few minutes later when a gunman attacked Mursal Habibi in PD4 of Jalalabad city, he said.
On December 10, 2020, Malalai Maiwand, a journalist at the same TV station in Nangarhar, was killed with her driver in an attack by gunmen on their vehicle in Jalalabad.
On February 15, the UN mission in Afghanistan in a report said that at least 11 human defenders and media workers were killed in targeted attacks in Afghanistan from 12 September 2020 when the peace negotiations started in Doha through to 31 January 2021.
Courtesy: TOLO NEWS