D.I.KHAN- An explosion in Dera Ismail Khan killed former provincial election candidate for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) member Faqir Jamshed and two others today. The explosion occurred near the vehicle in which Jamshed was traveling on Muddhi road in Dera Ismail Khan's Kulachi area.
The former candidate was traveling from the district's Kulachi tehsil towards the town of Dera Ismail Khan when the roadside bomb exploded, killing Jamshed and his two companions, who were identified as his driver and guard. Faqir Jamshed was a former MPA elected independently from Dera Ismail Khan. A large contingent of police reached the area, cordoned it off and launched an investigation into the incident. The bodies were shifted to a nearby hospital.