KP senior minister Bashir Bilour dies in suicide blast at ANP rally in Peshawar

Peshawar: Senior minister of Bashir Ahmed Bilour was amongst seven people killed and more than a dozen including a provincial minister injured when a suicide attacker targeted the rally of Awami National Party ANP here on Saturday.

Police said the ANP had arranged a rally in Dhaki Nailbandi area of Peshawar where a suicide bomber blew him up when police intercepted him. Six people including SHO of Kabli police station Abdul Sattar killed and more than a dozen including provincial senior minister Bashir Ahmed Bilour were injured and rushed to Lady Reading Hospital where emergency was announced.

Later, Bashir Bilour breathed his last in the operation theater. A large number of party workers gathered at Lady Reading Hospital.

Police and law enforcers besieged the area and started probe.

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