British journalist shot and killed by armed robbers in Ghana

British journalist shot and killed by armed robbers in Ghana



A British journalist and staff of Muslim Television Ahmadiyaa International (MTA) was shot and killed during an armed robbery in Ghana.



Syed Taalay Ahmed, 31, was reportedly ambushed along with a Ghanaian colleague while driving near the city of Tamale on August 23 at about 19:00 local time.



After opening fire on the pair, the robbers took their money and some of their possessions before getting into a gun battle with police, who shot two of them dead.



Four others were arrested, according to a press release signed by Ghanaian police.



Mr. Taalay Ahmed and Umaru Abdul Hakim, his Ghanaian colleague who was also shot in the attack, where rushed to a nearby clinic before being taken to the Tamale Teaching Hospital.


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