MANDI BAHAUDDIN - Media persons have condemned the attempt to kill senior journalist and anchorperson Hamid Mir by planting explosive under his car.  In a joint meeting, President Electronic Media Club Sheikh Salem said that media persons were working under continuous life threats and dozens of them were killed for raising voice for downtrodden. All media person have demanded for early arrest of the culprits involved in the incident and exemplary punishment to them under the law.

Muharram proceedings concluded in peace: DPO Ejaz Ahmad Rai expressed great satisfaction over peaceful proceedings of 10th Muharram in the district.

Talking to the newsmen here on Monday, he sad that Khanewal was among the districts declared sensitive during Muharram and there was a lot of pressure regarding security arrangements in the district. The DPO appreciated the role of law enforcement personnel, fire fighters, bomb disposal squad, scouts and peace committee for their positive role during last ten days of Muharram.

He also praised media for promoting peace during the holy month.