DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Sardar Ikramullah Khan Gandapur was laid to rest on Monday morning in his native town Kulachi.
A large number of people, including political leaders, military officials as well as elders of the area attended the funeral prayers, which were offered at College Ground.
Earlier, on Sunday, the PTI candidate from the PK-99 constituency, Ikramullah Gandapur was killed and five others were injured in a suicide attack near Nuri Darbar in Mohallah Kamalkhel in Kulachi tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan.
A suicide bomber blew himself up near Gandapur’s vehicle, who was on his to a political convention. Following the attack, Gandapur was taken to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) where he succumbed to his injuries.
According to reports, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack.
His brother Israrullah Gandapur was also martyred in a suicide attack in DI Khan in October 2013.
Gandapur was in the run for a provincial assembly seat (PK-99) where election was postponed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) after his death.