SWAT Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Dr. Shamsher Ali Khan was killed while 11 others received serious injuries when a suicide bomber blew himself up here in Kaju Dheri area on Tuesday. Lawmaker Shamsher Ali was a member of Awami National Party (ANP), part of a coalition that rules the North West Frontier Province. He was an MPA from PF-83, Swat-4. The deadly attack occurred when a considerable number of people were present at the guesthouse of the MPA and were exchanging Eid greetings. Two brothers of slain MPA Shamsher, Shaukat Ali and Wakil Khan, were also among the injured. The injured were rushed to Saidu Sharif Hospital. Four injured persons including both brothers of the late MPA were stated to be in critical condition. The injured included Shujaat Ali, Amjad Khan, Sadiq Akbar, Razi Mand, Mohammad Qayum, Rahman Ali, Mohammad Shah, and Padshah. TheNation learnt that Shaukat Ali, brother of the MPA, was brought to Peshawar for further treatment through a helicopter as his condition was said to be critical. Talking to media persons, DIG Malakand Mohammad Adrees Khan informed that mutilated legs of the suicide bomber have been recovered from the spot and he was about 16-year-old. After the suicide blast, security has been tightened throughout the region while curfew was imposed in Kabal. Swat Qaumi Jirga (SQJ) announced three-day mourning over the heinous suicide blast. Lawyers community also announced a daylong protest today (Wednesday) and announced boycott of court proceedings as well. It is pertinent to mention here that the site of the suicide blast is only one kilometre away from Imamdheri, a stronghold of militant leader Fazlullah. The funeral prayer of MPA Dr Shamsher Ali Khan, who also served as district bar president of Swat for two terms, was offered at a local graveyard amidst tight security. A limited number of people including elders from the area, Provincial Minister for Science and Technology Ayub Asharay, MPA Waqar Khan, PML(Q) Provincial President and Member National Assembly Amir Muqam and Brigadier Salman Akbar attended the funeral prayer. Reuters adds: People were coming to exchange Eid greetings with him (Shamsher) when a man came and blew himself up, Farooq Khan, a relative of the deceased, said.