SHABQADAR: 1 police person was died and 7 others were injured in a Suicide bomb attack on former Interior Minister and the chairman of Pakistan people party, PPP (Sharpao group) Aftab Ahmad khan Sharpao in Shabqadar, district of Charsada, on Saturday.
Police said that Aftab Ahmad Khan Sarpao was addressing the public rally and when it concluded he was sit in the car along with his son Sikandar Sharpao and friend Muhammad Ali Memon (both are the Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa assemble members). Then the suicide attacker blew himself up. In the result 1 police personnel died and his son Sikandar Sharpao, Muhammad Memon and other injured persons were shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) for medical treatment.
Hospital Authority confirmed tat the 1 died body and injured persons including Chairman of PPP, (Sharpao group) along with his son and friend were shifted to the hospital. His son and friend is well know and discharged from the hospital while in other injured persons one person is in critical situation.
District Coordination officer (DCO) Ajmal Khan talked with median and said that it was a suicide bomb and the attacker detonated himself near with the Aftab Ahmad Khan Sarpao car, in which his son and his friend Muhammad Khan Memon was also sit. After the blast police cordon off the area and start search operations. He said that death tool may b raised.
Bomb Disposal Unit (BDS) said that 4 to 5 kg explosive was used in blast.
After the incident Senior Minister of KPK province Bashir Ahmad Bilour and Health Minister Syed Zahir Ali Shah rushed to the hospital