PTI, PPP halt political activities for a day in solidarity with ANP

ISLAMABAD, July 11 (INP): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Peoples Party on Wednesday have announced to halt political activities for one day to show solidarity with Awami National Party.

“Entire country is in a state of mourning after the suicide explosion,” says a statement released by PTI.

“We have postponed all electoral activities in KP for today (Wednesday),” remarked Fawad Chaudhry.

On the other hand, PPP has also postponed its political activities for a day to show solidarity with ANP. On the other hand, death toll in the Peshawar suicide attack has jumped to 20.

Presently, 65 people injured in the suicide attack are seeking treatment at Lady Reading Hospital, authorities confirmed.

The blast occurred in Yaka Toot area of the provincial capital, as Haroon arrived at the stage to address supporters.

A local ANP leader while talking to journalists said that a suicide bomber blew himself when Bilour entered the compound where the meeting was being held.

CCPO Peshawar Qazi Jameel said that nearly 8 kilogram of TNT explosives were used in the blast.

Leader of ANP, Ghulam Ahmed Bilour exclusively talking with AbbTakk strongly condemned the blast.