Slain ANP leader buried in Chaman

A large number of political and tribal leaders attended funeral


Our Correspondent March 01, 2021
Asad Khan Achakzai. Photo: Twitter

CHAMAN:

The slain spokesperson of the Awami National Party Asad Khan Achakzai was laid to rest in the presence of thousands of mourners in Balochistan’s Chaman city on Sunday.

On the occasion of funeral prayers, Provincial President Asghar Khan Achakzai, Provincial General Secretary Mabat Kaka and All Parties Convener Amjad Khan Advocate addressed the mourners.

The funeral prayers were offered at Government Model High School Football Ground in Chaman. A large number of political and tribal leaders apart from scholars and party workers attended it.

Read more: Missing ANP leader's body recovered

Speaking on the occasion, ANP leader Asghar Khan Achakzai said, “In the last ten years, I have received three funerals which have left me with a broken back. Leaders and workers have not lost their morale but it has risen further”.

He added that, “From the abduction of Asad Khan Achakzai to the discovery of his body, we have gone through great pain and suffering. It is strange that his mobile phone was found in a good condition. The entire city can testify that he was a harmless person.”

 

Published in The Express Tribune, March 1st, 2021.

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