Text of report in English by Afghan independent Pajhwok news agency website
Shakiba Sanga Amaj, associated with the private Shamshad TV channel, was killed at around 7.00pm in her
A police official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, quoted a family member of the upcoming journalist as saying: Shakiba was shot in the back as soon as she called her mother from her room in their home in Karte Mamurin locality.
She was lying in a pool of blood as relatives entered her room, according to the police official, who said the family remained tight-lipped about the killing for reasons best known to them.
Despite hectic efforts, her employers could not be reached to confirm Shakiba's killing. An ethnic Pashtun, the Pakistani-educated woman had a good command of English, Urdu and Dari.
The 22-year-old worked as a reporter and newscaster for Shamshad Television, where she was also the anchorwoman of a popular programme called Da Gudar Ghara.
A female newscaster with Tolo Television, Shaima Rezaye, was shot in the forehead in her
Source: Pajhwok Afghan News website,