Pakistani female singer Ghazala Javed murdered in Peshawar
By Sajad - Mon Jun 18 2012, 11:17 pm
The incident took place Monday night after unknown gunmen opened fire on Ghazala Jawid within the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to the Express Tribune Pakistan, she was visiting a beauty parlour for pre-show preparations. When she left the saloon with her father, two unknown armed men riding a motorbike fired on her.
Ghazala received six bullet wounds and her father four. The singer was pronounced dead at arrival at the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH).
Ghazala Javed was a Pakhtun singer belonging to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province. She was considered to be a leader in reviving and promoting female singing within the KPK province following the Taliban insurgency. She was nominated for a Filmfare Award in 2010 and received a Khyber Award in 2011.