PESHAWAR: Haroon Bilour’s wife Thursday introduced contesting the forthcoming election from PK-78 Peshawar, the identical constituency her husband had additionally been contesting the polls from.
Haroon was amongst 20 different martyrs after a suicide bomber detonated himself at a nook assembly of Awami National Party (ANP) in Peshawar late Tuesday. Two of 65 injured of the assault succumbed to their wounds earlier immediately, taking the demise toll to 22.
Haroon was son of Bashir Ahmed Bilour, a senior ANP determine who, himself, was martyred in a suicide blast again in 2012.
Speaking to Geo News, Haroon’s son confirmed that his mom could be contesting the election from his father’s constituency PK-78 Peshawar.
“Our morale is high,” stated Danial Bilour.
Earlier on Thursday, Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Peshawar and supplied condolences to Bilour household.
According to the military’s media wing, the military chief, whereas speaking to the relations, stated “[the] Bilour family has stood firm in [the] war against terrorism with great sacrifices during [the] national effort. We have come a long way in our challenging journey to peace and [the] destination isn’t far Inshallah”.
The prime minister additionally met the Bilour household at their residence and supplied condolences.