A suicide bomber detonated his explosives during a political rally in Peshawar, killing 14 and wounding dozens more.
14 People Killed in Pakistan Suicide Attack
At least 14 people including Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour were killed in a suicide attack in Pakistan’s Peshawar on Tuesday, Pakistan’s Geo News reported.
In addition, dozens more were wounded.
The incident happened after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a meeting in Peshawar after Bilour arrived at the venue, near the stage, to address supporters at the meeting as welcoming party members and admirers engaged in a display of fireworks, the report said.
The ANP candidate was set to contest the July 25 elections from Peshawar's PK-78 constituency.
At least 65 other people were wounded in the explosion, and 15 of those were in a critical condition, hospital sources told Geo News.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.