Mir Hakmal Raisani, nephew of Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani, was laid to rest in his ancestral town of Kanak on Saturday.
Hundreds of people attended the funeral prayers for Hakmal, son of Siraj Raisani, who was killed in a hand grenade attack at a football stadium after a prize distribution ceremony.
The blast was followed by intense firing that left 39 people, including eight personnel of the ATF and four policemen, injured.
Stringent security measures were adopted at the funeral, with the deployment of heavy contingents of the police, levies and other law enforcement agencies.
The chief minister along with senator Haji Lashkari Raisani and provincial ministers and party workers attended the funeral.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 31th, 2011.