Journalist and Blogger Bilal Khan hacked to death in capital Islamabad

Journalist and Blogger Bilal Khan hacked to death in capital Islamabad
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*ISLAMABAD - * A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist was hacked to death by an unidentified man here, police said on Monday.

Muhammad Bilal Khan , who had over 16,000 followers on Twitter, 48,000 on his YouTube channel and 22,000 on Facebook, was with a friend when he received a phone call after which a man took him to the nearby forest on Sunday night.

The suspect used a dagger to kill him, Superintendent of Police (SP) Saddar Malik Naeem said, adding that some people heard gunshot firing as well.

Khan's friend was seriously injured in the incident.

Apart from being a social media activist, Khan was also a freelance journalist.

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