In Pakistan, at least 13 people, including Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour, were killed and 47 injured in a suicide blast at an election meeting in Peshawar city last night. Police said, the ANP candidate from PK 78 constituency was among those killed.
Fireworks were being burst as Bilour arrived on the stage when the suicide bomber blew himself up. This is the second terrorist attack on an election rally in Pakistan ahead of the 25th Julygeneral election. Earlier this month, seven people including a candidate were injured.
Bilour was the son of senior ANP leader Bashir Ahmed Bilour who was also killed when a Pakistani Taliban bomber blew himself up at a party meet in Peshawar in 2012.