Nation reacts to DI Khan suicide blast as politicking gets deadlier

Social media users lash out at perpetrators and questioned 'double standards' when it comes to PTI

News Desk July 22, 2018
The COAS termed Gandapur as a patriot and was targetted by the enemies of peace and democracy. PHOTO: EXPRESS

After the latest brazen attack targetting politicking in the country which saw Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Ikramullah Khan Gandapur being martyred in a suicide attack in Dera Ismail Khan, social media lashed out at the perpetrators and questioned the 'double standards' when it comes to the party.

The PK-99 candidate's convoy came under attack on the outskirts of the district in which his driver also lost his life.

Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed his grief on Gandapur's martyrdom.

PTI's Ikramullah Khan Gandapur martyred in DI Khan suicide blast

The COAS termed Gandapur as a patriot, who was targetted by the enemies of peace and democracy. Gen Qamar added that the nation remains determined and steadfast and the blood of the martyrs would not go to waste.

Pakistan Thereek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo Imran Khan also conveyed his sadness and shock at the heinous attack by condoling the families of the victims.

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Faisal Kundi said that "this is another blood drenched election in Pakistan".

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Faisal Subzwari termed the incident "a tragedy" and hoped the country would be saved from the menace of terrorism.

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also conveyed his deep grief and sorrow over the martyrdom and sympathised with the members of the bereaved families.

'Double standards'

Famous actor and PTI leader Hamza Ali Abbasi lashed out at political opponents for questioning less numbers of terrorist attacks on the party.



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