Shot Pakistani TV anchor stable: hospital
Published on Apr 21, 2014 5:46 PM
KARACHI (AFP) - A leading Pakistani journalist and TV anchor who was shot three times in an attack in Karachi is conscious and in stable condition, his hospital said Monday.
Hamid Mir, who hosts a prime-time current affairs talk show on the Geo News channel, was attacked on Saturday while travelling by car to his office from the airport in Karachi.
The government has announced a special commission to investigate the attack and offered a US$100,000 (S$ 125,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible.
A spokesman for Karachi's Aga Khan University Hospital said Mr Mir was "conscious and stable".
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