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Rana Yaseen and Ch Khalid Sardar claim they were “tortured and harassed” on the night of 16 July in the Bahalwapur region of Pakistan. Local journalists have since staged a protest outside the regional Press Club and are demanding immediate investigation. The Abbas Nagar Police have “registered a case” against 10 men accused of taking part in the attack but their names have not been released.
Three people have been killed and several others injured after a suicide bomber attacked a club for journalists in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar and a dozen more injured according to police. The incident took place when a bomber blew himself up after police officials at a security gate stopped him from entering the building. The Peshawar Press Club is a well-known landmark in the city and is frequented by many journalists. At least four of the injured are believed to be journalists. Read more here