Dubai-based GEM TV founder Saeed Karimian and an associate were driving in Istanbul's Maslak neighbourhood on Saturday evening when their car was blocked by a jeep and shots were fired, local media reports.

GEM TV confirmed that Karimian had died but without making clear the circumstances of the death.
GEM TV confirmed that Karimian had died but without making clear the circumstances of the death.

The head of an Iranian satellite television network was shot dead in Istanbul together with a business partner, local media said on Sunday.

Source: TRTWorld and agencies