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Minster of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says government believes in freedom of media and will never tolerate attacks on independence of media.

She said this in a statement, while condemning firing on Samaa TV's van in Karachi in which a cameraman was killed.

The State Minister said federal government is jointly working with the provincial governments for the protection of media persons.

She asked the provincial government to fully investigate the incident and take the culprits to the task. She expressed deep grief over the sad demise of Samaa TV's cameraman and commiserated with the bereaved family.

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