Former KP chief minister Akram Khan Durrani. - A file photo

BANNU: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader and former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Akram Khan Durrani escaped another attack in Bannu on Sunday.

Local sources said the vehicle of Akram Durrani was fired upon in Basia area during election campaign in Bannu. The windscreen of the vehicle was hit with bullets; however, Akram Durrani remained safe.

It was second attack on Akram Khan Durrani during the ongoing election campaign. On July 13, four people were killed, while 15 others were injured in a bomb attack on the former chief minister’s election convoy in Bannu. Mr Durrani remained unhurt in that attack as his vehicle was bullet-proof.

Akram Durrani is contesting the election on NA-35 (Bannu) against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on a Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) ticket. He is also contesting from a provincial assembly seat.