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ANP leader Haroon Bilour’s funeral prayer offered in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The funeral prayers of slain Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour were offered on Wednesday.


He has left behind a widow and two sons.


Haroon Bilour and 12 other people were martyred and over 30 others were wounded in a suicide attack in Yaka Toot area of Peshawar on Tuesday night.


A suicide bomber detonated his explosives soon after Haroon Bilour arrived in Yaka Toot area to address a corner meeting of his party on Tuesday night. Haroon Bilour was ANP candidate for the upcoming general elections from provincial assembly constituency PK-78.


Haroon Bilour was rushed to Lady Reading Hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds.


Barrister Haroon Bilour was son of Bashir Ahmed Bilour, who was also martyred in suicide attack in Qissa Khawani Bazaar in December 2012, and nephew of another ANP stalwart Ghulam Ahmed Bilour.

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