ATTOCK (Neo Web Desk): Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada among eight others killed in an intense blast that took place at political office in Shadi Khan area of Attock, on Sunday.
As per details, Shuja Khanzada was hearing the matters of masses and sustained severe wounds in the blast. Roof of the office caved in due to explosion entrapping several people under the rubble.
According to initial report, a suicide bomber carried out the attack.
Police and security officers have cordoned off the entire and launched an investigation into the matter. It is reported that Inspector General (IG) Punjab and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar have demanded a helicopter for rescue efforts.
Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the blast and directed to speed up rescue activities.
Emergency has been imposed in the hospitals of Rawalpindi and Islamabad as rescue process is underway.