Journalist & Ex-Chairman PEMRA Absar Alam injured in attack  

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist and former chairman Pemra, Absar Alam was shot and injured in an attack in Islamabad Tuesday evening.

The former PEMRA chairman was on a walk in a park in sector F-11 Islamabad when he was shot by unidentified men, according to the police.

Alam was shifted to a hospital where he was in a stable condition, his colleagues said. The journalist sustained gunshot wounds to his abdomen.

Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed took notice of the attack and ordered an investigation into it.