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Four Dead, 15 Injured In Attack Over Akram Durrani’ Convoy

Bannu (July 13, 2018): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s leader Akram Khan Durrani’s convoy has been attacked in Bannu, resulting in the deaths of four people and injuries to around a dozen others.

According to the details, the convoy was attacked with a bomb, when it was heading for an election campaign in the area, Akram Durrani is safe.

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Akram Durrani is contesting elections from NA-35 from the platform of Muthaida Majlis-e-Amal(MMA).

Security forces have reached the crime scene and cordoned off the area.Durrani has served as Minister for Housing and Works in the cabinet of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi from August 2017 to May 2018.  According to the initial reports 3 women and 2 policemen are amongst injured of the incident.

Earlier on, corner meeting of Awami National Party(ANP) was attacked in area of Yakatoot, KPK, in which 22 people were martyred including ANP’s candidate Haroon Bilour, while 65 injured.

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Earlier on Thursdaythe caretaker Prime Minister Justice (R) Nasir-ul-Mulk directed for enhancing the security of all political leaders.

He issued the directive during a meeting with Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Caretaker Chief Minister Dost Muhammad Khan in Peshawar.

The Prime Minister expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the recent suicide attack in Peshawar.The Governor and Chief Minister briefed him about the steps taken for maintaining peaceful atmosphere in the province.

The Caretaker Interior Minister Azam Khan was also present on the occasion.

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