Pakistan: Web journalist murdered in Lahore

The body of a journalist working for a London-based online news site has been discovered by police in Pakistan. Faisal Qureshi, 28, who was working as web-editor for internet publication the London Post, was discovered on Friday morning in Lahore, with his throat slit, and stab wounds to his body. Shahid Qureshi, Faisal Qureshi’s brother, told police his brother had been receiving death threats from unidentified people which he believed to be over some news reports in his paper. Qureshi’s laptop and mobile phone were also missing. Police have said the motive for the murder is unclear.