Bashir Bilour laid to rest in Peshawar

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PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) leader Bashir Ahmed Bilour, who was killed in a deadly suicide bombing outside the residence of ANP leader in Peshawar, was laid to rest in Peshawar after his funeral offered in Colonel Sher Khan Shaheed Stadium at Khyber Road of the city on Sunday noon.

The authorities made strict security measurement in the city as several high profile politicians including Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa governor, ANP Chairman Asfandyar Wali, Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti, Interior Minister Rehman Malik, Spokesman to President House Farhatullah Babar and large number the party workers attended the funeral.

Bashir later laid to rest in graveyard adjacent to the mausoleum of Syed Hassan Pir.

The senior minister of Khyber Pakhtunhua (KPK) succumbed to injuries on Saturday night during his crucial operation at Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar.