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Columnist Raza Rumi fired at in Lahore, driver killed

March 28, 2014 23:28 IST

Two unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire on the car of a prominent journalist in Lahore, leaving his driver dead and guard injured. TV anchor and editor Raza Rumi's car was fired at near Raja Market area of the city.

Rumi, who is associated with the Express media group escaped unhurt. His driver, who was injured in the attack succumbed to his injuries at a hospital. This is the fourth incident the Express media group came under attack by terrorists.

In the previous attacks Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan had claimed the responsibility, saying the group especially its English publication -- Express Tribune -- is criticising it.

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