A BRITISH journalist was shot useless on a documentary journey after armed robbers opened hearth on a truck as cops proceed to hunt the killers.
Syed Taalay Ahmed, from Hartlepool, was tragically killed by gunmen in Ghana while on a filming mission for the London-based MTA Worldwide Tv station.
Syed Taalay Ahmed, 31, was shot useless on a documentary journey in Ghana
On August 23, Taalay Ahmed’s automotive was ambushed by gunmen who shot on the automobile in an tried theft.
The journalist, 31, and his colleague had been coming back from a filming session for a documentary he had travelled to Ghana for.
Taalay Ahmed and Umaru Abdul Hakim had been each tragically hit by the bullets within the rampage.
The gunmen ran away with a few of their possessions and a sum of cash taken from the journalists.
They had been each rushed to the close by clinic – the place they got first-aid, earlier than being transferred to the Tamale Educating Hospital for additional remedy.
Syed Taalay Ahmed was sadly pronounced useless some time later.
The dad-of-two younger youngsters grew up within the North East of England in Hartlepool – and leaves behind his spouse and household.
After finishing his masters in journalism from Sunderland College, Taalay began his profession and was described as a “vibrant and inventive journalist.”
He labored on quite a lot of documentaries – starting from soccer to religion.
MTA Information described Ahmed as a “devoted and honest… and much-loved member” of its workforce who “produced a collection of faith-inspiring documentaries and programmes.”
“We’ll miss him day-after-day and try to construct up on the good work he did,” it stated.
While in Ghana, he was working for a world tv channel, MTA Worldwide, on a documentary that highlighted the charity works carried out by the Ahmadiyya Muslim neighborhood.
A press launch signed by the Ghanian Police stated that six suspects had been allegedly concerned in some robberies and homicide instances alongside the freeway during which Taalay Ahmed was focused.
Two of the suspects had been killed in a police encounter.
The police have additionally arrested 4 different folks, suspected of being concerned within the homicide of the British Journalist.
His physique is being flown again to the UK on September 1.
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