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NAI seeks probe into overnight attack on photojournalist

NAI seeks probe into overnight attack on photojournalist

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Mar 29, 2018 - 17:11

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Media Support Organisation (NAI) has expressed concern over attack on Photojournalist Massoud Hussaini and asked security officials to investigate the incident, a statement from the media watch dog said on Thursday.

Hussaini, a well-known photojournalist of the country who won the Pulitzer Prize, was attacked on Wednesday night at around 7:00 P.M in Kabul city, but fortunately he was not hurt. 

Mr. Hussaini, said moments after the incident. “I was driving with my car in the center of Kabul, where the gunmen blockaded front of my car, but I was able to escape from them without of being injured,".
The Nai office, supporting open media in Afghanistaninfo-icon is concerned about the attack on the photojournalist and calls on the Kabul Police to take serious action to identify the attackers and thoroughly investigate the issue and share the outcome with the media community.
The Afghan government, and in particularly the police have been responsible for ensuring the security of all citizens of the country, and as reporters are more vulnerable, this responsibility is multiplied on the security forces.

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