PESHAWAR: Member of the NWFP Assembly Alamzeb Khan of ANP has been killed and eight others including his personal assistant critically injured in a remote controlled bomb blast near his vehicle on Dalazak Road, City Police Chief said. “Apparently the ANP MPA was the target of the blast”, said CCPO Siffat Ghayur.
It was a high intensity blast that totally smashed vehicle of the MPA while boundary walls of two houses completely collapsed besides breaking the windowpanes of scores of the houses in the nearby vicinity, he added. The blast ripped through a very congested locality, which is always jam-packed with the people and motorists.
Alamzeb Khan was rushed to the nearby Lady Reading Hospital where he could not succumb to injuries. Emergency has been declared in the city hospitals. The police rushed to the site and cordoned off the road.
The Prime Minister Wednesday condemned the bomb blast at Peshawar in which MPA, Mr. Alamzeb was also injured.
The Prime Minister expressed concern over his condition and directed the health Authorities to provide excellent medical facilities to all the injured. The Prime Minister has also directed the concerned Authorities to undertake immediate inquiry to the incident.-SANA