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ANP leader, son killed in suicide attack

ISLAMABAD – Three people, including a leader of
the Awami National Party (ANP), his son, and body guard were killed and
eight people were injured in a suicide attack in the Malikabad area of
Swabi on Eid day on Monday.

ANP
leader Hanif Jadoon was on his way back after offering Eid prayers when
his vehicle was targeted by a suicide bomber, a senior police official
said. He was accompanied by two of his sons, a guard and a worker.
“The
vehicle he was in came under attack near Malikabad when a suicide
bomber dressed as a beggar exploded himself near the windscreen of the
vehicle killing Hanif Jadoon and his guard on the spot,” said DPO Ijaz
Khan told reporters.
The nine injured were shifted to Swabi Hospital.
Sources said that Hanif Jadoon had recently been elected as ANP President of PF-36 (Swabi) during party elections.
                                  

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