Provincial Minister In Pakistan Killed In Suicide Bomb Attack

Shuja Khanzada on 17 May 2015A senior provincial minister in Pakistan who was at the forefront of the country’s fight against militants and banned sectarian groups was killed in a suicide bomb attack on Sunday, officials said.

Shuja Khanzada, 72, the home minister of Punjab Province, was in the middle of a political meeting in his home district of Attock early on Sunday.  A loud explosion destroyed the building he was in.

At least 10 other people were also said to have been killed in the bombing, and several were reported wounded.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/17/world/asia/shuja-khanzada-provincial-minister-in-pakistan-is-killed-in-apparent-suicide-bombing.html

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