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Pakistan’s Punjab province Home Minister and also 16 killed by suicide bombing 

Update : 2015-08-17 10:12:37
Pakistan’s Punjab province Home Minister and also 16 killed by suicide bombing 

Pakistan’s Punjab province Home Minister Shuja Khanzada was assassinated today when a suicide bomber blew himself up at his house in Attock district, killing at least 12 people and injuring several others in the brazen attack.

Khanzada and a DSP were among the 12 people killed when the suicide bomber attacked his political office in his native Shadi Khan village, Radio Pakistan reported. At least 20 people were also injured in the blast.

The suicide bomber entered the building disguised as a visitor and blew himself up. As a result of the blast, roof of the house caved in burying the minister and about thirty other people. Saeed Elahi, advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, confirmed the death of the Home Minister in the suicide bombing.

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