Terrorists, involved in attack on former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister (CM) Akram Khan Durrani, have been arrested by Special Police Bannu on Thursday.

As per details garnered, the alleged terrorists - identified as Siddique Ullah and Qadar Ayaz - were nabbed on a tip-off. Both the alleged terrorists belong to Tehreek-e-Taliban Akhtar Group.

Police revealed that Siddique Ullah came from Afghanistan whereas his facilitator Qadar Ayaz hails from Pakistan. The terrorists also confessed to carrying out a terrorist attack on another person name Shireen.

On July 13, at least four people were killed and 35 others injured when a bomb targeted the convoy of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) candidate Akram Khan Durrani near the northwestern town of Bannu.

“The bomb was planted in a motorcycle,” regional police officer Kareem Khan said. Other local authorities confirmed the attack. Akram Durrani, the MMA candidate who contested elections on NA-35, was heading towards Bannu to participate in a public rally. He remained unhurt in the incident.