Anchorperson Saleem Safi house reportedly attacked in Islamabad

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Anchorperson Saleem Safi house reportedly attacked in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Unidentified persons attempted to break into Geo News anchorperson Saleem Safi 's home Wednesday afternoon.

When a guard, Suhbat Khan, deployed at Safi's home in Islamabad stopped the two armed motorcyclists from entering the anchorperson's house they attacked him with a brick and sharp-edged weapon.

"The attackers tried to take my weapon away," Khan said.

The unidentified men, one of whom had covered his face with a cloth, escaped after Khan opened fire on them.

The attack was reported to Shalimar Police Station. Investigations into the incident are underway, said the SHO.

Safi is a senior anchor. He hosts a popular late-night talk show Jirga on Geo News.

Senior journalists, Mazhar Abbas and Asma Shirazi, strongly condemned the attack.

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