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Radio journalist dies in accident

Radio journalist dies in accident

Nov 03, 2013 - 15:17

KANDAHAR CITY (PANinfo-icon): A radio journalist was killed along with two family members in a car accident on the Kabulinfo-icon-Kandahar highway in southern Zabul province on Sunday, an official said.

Matin Baryal, who worked for the privately-run radio station Merman Radio, was travelling in a car with his family to Kabul when the accident took place in the Jaldak area of Zabul.

Abdul Sami Ghairatmal, a representative of the journalists’ protection organisation NAI in southern Kandahar province, said Baryal wanted to take a family patient to a hospital in Kabul.

The radio station’s head, Mustafa, confirmed Baryal had died in the traffic accident along with two family members.



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