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Suicide attack at Punjab Interior Minister Shuja Khanzada’s party office

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ATTOCK: At least, five killed and 25 injured in a suicide attack at the political office of Punjab Interior Minister Col. (R) Shuja Khanzada situated in Attock, reported by Radio Pakistan.

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The roof collapsed as a result of attack that left Provincial Minister also injured. The suicide bomber entered the building as a visitor and blew himself up stated by Radio Pakistan. Police and rescue teams reached the scene and started shifting the injured to hospital. According to Rescue 1122, five people have been died so far.

Speaking to the media Punjab Home Department Secretary Azam Suleman said, “As per initial reports Shuja Khanzada is critically injured and still trapped under debris,”

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The Minister was hearing the complaints of his constituency when the incident occurred. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif have strongly condemned the attack. Chaudhary Nisar has directed to arrange helicopter to rescue the injured.

Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad is present on the scene to monitor the rescue operation.

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