Provincial law minister killed in Pakistan suicide attack
By Ghanizada - Wed Oct 16, 8:25 pm
According to the local police officials, at least 30 others were also injured following the suicide attack which took place near the town of Dera Ismail Khan.
A enior police officer Mohammad Jan said, the minister of law for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Israullah Gandapur, was meeting with people at his house to celebrate the Muslim Eid holiday when the incident took place.
Gandapur was local chief and the law minister for the northern Khyber Pakutunkhwa province, the heartland of the Taliban.
No group including the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) which is fighting the government of Pakistan has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has repeatedly have targeted government officials and security personnel, as well as civilians.