Grenade attack at residence of KP minister Gandapur’s house

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Unknown persons on Tuesday hurled a hand grenade at the residence of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Revenue Minister Ali Amin Khan Gandapur, who belongs to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), in Cantonment police area of Dera Ismail Khan.

The motorcycle-riding men managed to escape from the scene after the attack.

Security and emergency teams reached the attack site, while police personnel cordoned off the area as the search for the attackers went underway.

Police sources said that there was no loss of life or property reported in the incident.

The residence of the provincial minister is situated at a sensitive locality of DI Khan with the DPO office, sessions and high courts in the vicinity.  The was no claim of responsibility for the attack.

According to District Police Officer (DPO) Sadiq Baloch, no human loss has been reported as there was no one in the house. The biker however, managed to flee the scene after the attack.

In an interview, provincial minister revealed that he possessed no enmity with anyone and that the attack could be a bid of terrorism.


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