DERA GHAZI KHAN, 14 October: At least seven people were killed and several other injured in a blast at the political office of Sardar Amjad Farooq Khosa, a Member of National Assembly (MNA) of  ruling PML (N) in Tonsa Sharif  Dera Ghazi Khan on Wednesday, Police said. However MNA Sardar Amjad Farooq Khosa was not present at the office.

DG Khan District Police Officer (DPO) Mubashar said that the bomb exploded in the vicinity of Tonsa Sharif inside the political office of Sardar Amjad Farooq Khosa. It said that there were at least 40 people present at the time of the blast.

Subsequently security forces rushed to the site and cordoned off the area.

The is the second blast in two months that targeted PML N lawmaker. Earlier  Punjab’s home minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada was killed in a suicide attack on his guesthouse in Attock on August 16 this year.

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