In an unfortunate incident, PTI’s Ikramullah Gandapur has been killed in a suicide attack, the responsibility of which was claimed by the TTP (Tehreek-e-Taliban). Ikramullah Gandapur was severely injured as a result of the attack who later succumbed to his injuries.
He was contesting elections from PK-99 on PTI’s ticket and was a former Agriculture minister. His brother Israr ullah Gandapur had been killed by terrorists in 2013.
Earlier today, MMA’s Akram Khan Durrani was again targeted in Bannu. The bullet could not pierce through the bullet-proof glass of the SUV but it was aimed straight at Durrani.
In the run up to general elections in Pakistan, terrorists have increased the intensity of their attacks on politicians that has taken lives of at least three mainstream politicians.