CHARSADDA, 30 April: A police official has been killed and another sustained injuries in a suicide attack on the Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) chief Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao in Charsadda.
Police said the suicide attack took place in School Koroona area of Umarzai in the evening when Mr Sherpao was travelling on foot after attending a public meeting. A suicide bomber approached the QWP chief and exploded himself. However, Mr Sherpao remained safe in the attack.
It was fourth suicide attack on Mr Sherpao. The public meeting was reportedly arranged in connection with the death anniversary of former MPA of the party, Alamzeb Umarzai.