Haroon Bilour laid to rest after massive funeral



PESHAWAR, July 11 (TNS): Amid the nation mourns, ANP leader Haroon Bilour has been laid to rest in Syed Hasan Pir Graveyard.

Earlier, funeral prayers were offered at Wazir Bagh in Peshawar on Wednesday evening.

Top officials, politicians, and a large number of people and party activists, attended the funeral prayers.

Bilour, son of slain politician Bashir Bilour, was among 20 people who were killed in a suicide attack in Peshawar’s Yakatoot area where ANP was holding a corner meeting.

In addition, 62 people were injured in the terrorist attack, which was claimed by banned TTP.

Meanwhile, a case was lodged in Peshawar against the bomb blast targeting ANP’s political meeting.

ANP has announced three days of mourning against the assassination of Haroon Bilour and vowed to press ahead with the campaign peacefully.