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Govt to take strict action in Peshawar blast: CM

PESHAWAR: Caretaker Chief Minister Dost Muhammad Khan has said that all those elements responsible for suicide attack on the Awami National Party (ANP) rally in Peshawar will be brought to justice.

He said that a detailed investigation would be carried out to know if there was any security’s lapse. He said that through such cowardice acts, the resolve of the nation could not be shaken in fight against terrorism.

He expressed these views after an emergency meeting about law and order situation following the blast. The meeting was attended by chief secretary, police chief besides other senior officials of police and other departments.

The chief minister directed the authorities concerned to examine all aspects of the blast so that perpetrators could be unmasked before the nation. He said that holding of free and transparent election was the prime responsibility of the caretaker government and every possible step will be taken to achieve this objective.

A five-member cabinet delegation of the caretaker government visited the residence of Haroon Bilour and expressed condolence with members of the bereaved family. The caretaker ministers include Zafar Iqbal Bangash, Fazl Elahi, Asadullah Chamakani and Muhammad Rashid Khan and expressed grief, sorrow over the death of Haroon Bilour.

They prayed for the rest of the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss with patience. The ministers also prayed for early recovery of the blast’s injured and directed hospitals administration to provide best medical facilities to the victims.

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