Pakistani politician escapes bid on life

March 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) A Pakistani politician had a miraculous escape but four people were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the leader’s convoy in the northwest tribal region, police said.

The motorcade of Pakistan Peoples Party-Sherpao leader Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao was attacked in Shabqadar area of Charsadda in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Geo News reported.

Police said a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up near the politician’s motorcade.

At least four people, including a member of the provincial assembly, were injured.

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