CM announces compensation for victims of PIA plane firing incident

Peshawar: KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has announced compensation under shaheed package the victims of firing incident on a Saudi Arabia to Peshawar bound PIA planed during landing at the airport. Under the announcement, the martyred woman’s heirs will be paid Rs. 5 lakh while the injured of this terror incident will be given Rs. 2 lakh each.

Chief Minister has directed the concerned authorities for arranging early payment of the compensation amounts. He made clear that such a meagre money can’t be substitute of precious human life and blood of innocent injured citizens. However he maintained that this amount is symbol of sharing the miseries of the terror affected families.

Meanwhile Pervez Khattak has condemned the terror act of firing on PIA plane during landing at Bacha Khan Airport Peshawar. In a message, he said that terror bid of innocent poor workers coming home from overseas in the pretext of revenging Waziristan operation is heinous crime that has no justification and will not be allowed at any cost. Chief Minister soon after listening about the incident contacted the concerned high authorities and directed for apprehending the culprits and making foolproof arrangements to avert such incidents in future.

He expressed deep sympathies with members of all affected families, prayed for eternal peace of the killed woman and early recovery of the injured.

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