Pakistani journalist dead

Chief reporter of daily Nawa-i-Waqt, Yousuf Khan died following a heart attack.

Updated: Aug 04, 2011, 13:12 PM IST

Islamabad: Senior Pakistani journalist Yousuf Khan has died in Karachi. He was 53, a media report said.

Chief reporter of daily Nawa-i-Waqt, Khan died on Wednesday night following a heart attack, reported Associated Press of Pakistan.

He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Khan joined Nawa-i-Waqt in 1979 where he went on to become the chief reporter. He was also twice elected secretary of the Karachi Press Club.

IANS