Peshawar (HRNW): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Peshawar on Thursday to meet the family of Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour, who was killed in a bomb attack in Peshawar couple on Tuesday The interim Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk also reached Peshawar where along with the COAS will chair a high-level security huddle. The deadly attack at an election meeting of the Awami National Party on Tuesday in Yakatoot locality of the city had killed Haroon Bilour and a dozen others.
Bilour was contesting the upcoming general elections from the PK-78 constituency of Peshawar. Arriving in Peshawar, the COAS first went to the family of martyred ANP leader at his residence to offer his condolences. Interior Minister Azam Khan accompanied the PM in a meeting with KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra in which issues of law and order, among other matters, were discussed The PM also met the Bilour family at their residence and consoled them.