Pakistani flag at half-mast to mourn Bilour`s killing

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 15:35

Islamabad: The Pakistani flag flew at half-mast Sunday as the nation mourned the death of a provincial rural development minister in a suicide bomb attack.

Bashir Ahmed Bilour was among nine people killed in Saturday`s attack in Peshawar. The bomber struck at a meeting of the Awami National Party.

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf announced a day of mourning Sunday in honour of the senior politician from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Geo TV reported.
Bilour`s funeral prayers were expected to be held Sunday.

IANS



First Published: Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 15:32

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