Syed Taaley Ahmed, a journalist from London based TV channel MTA international who is in Ghana producing a documentary has been killed by armed robbers on Tamale-Buipe Road.
The incident happened closed to Mpaha Junction on the main Tamale-Buipe Road.
According to the Police Officer in charge of Buipe, Chief Inspector George Gyasi his men rushed to the scene but when they got there the robbers had fled. Two spent AAA cartridges were also found at the scene.
Umaru Abdul Hakim and Taaley Ahmed were met at the scene with gun shot wounds they were rushed to the Buipe Polyclinic and subsequent to the Tamale Teaching Hospital where Taaley Ahmed was pronounced dead on arrival.
The two were travelling on a Toyota Hiace with registration number GT 7416-16 from Tamale to Accra when the incident happened.
The body of Syed Taaley Ahmed has been deposited at the Tamale Teaching Hospital Morgue.