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Bomb blast targets former PTI minister Shah Muhammad Khan's residence in Bannu

By AFP

January 28, 2024 06:47 PM


In a disturbing incident, a bomb exploded outside the residence of former Minister of Transport, Shah Muhammad Khan, in Bannu on Sunday evening.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, Shah Muhammad Khan is the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate for provincial seat PK-101 Bannu.
The channel said fortunately, Shah Muhammad Khan and his companions remained unharmed in the blast, while one person sustained injuries.
Preliminary information indicates that the explosive device was planted on a motorcycle. The motive behind the attack remains unclear as authorities intensify efforts to gather more details and ensure the safety and security of the affected area.
Local law enforcement swiftly responded to the scene, cordoning off the area for further investigation.

Reporter: Abdul Qayyum Wazir


AFP


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