A journalist of a private news channel was shot dead by unidentified armed men on Monday outside the Lahore Press Club (LPC).

According to police officials, Hasnain Shah was sitting in his car outside the press club when the suspects, riding a motorcycle, intercepted and shot at him, killing him on the spot.

Hasnain was a crime reporter on a private TV channel and also a member of the LPC.

Lahore CCPO Fayyaz Ahmed, while taking notice of the incident, said that all resources will be used to apprehend the suspects of the incident.

The journalist community condemned the incident and said that the provincial government has once gain failed to maintain law and order in the city.