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Terrorists who attacked Akram Durrani’s convoy arrested

PESHAWAR: Terrorists involved in the attack on former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s chief minister (CM) Akram Khan Durrani and his convoy were arrested by special police in Bannu on Thursday.

As per details, alleged terrorists identified as Siddique Ullah and Qadar Ayaz were nabbed on a tip-off. Both alleged terrorists belonging to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Akhtar Group.

Police revealed that Siddique Ullah came from Afghanistan whereas his facilitator Qadar Ayaz hails from Pakistan.

The terrorists also confessed to carrying out a terrorist attack on another person named Shireen.

On July 13, at least four people were killed and 35 others injured when a bomb targeted the convoy of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) candidate Akram Khan Durrani near the northwestern town of Bannu.

Akram Durrani, the MMA candidate who contested elections on NA-35, was heading towards Bannu to participate in a public rally. He remained unhurt in the incident.

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