Strongly condemning the sucide attack on Asfandyar Wali Khan, Peshawar
district president Mian Mushtaq termed the attack as the attack on whole Pakhtun
nation, adding that thousands of Baacha KHan soldiers are ready to sacrifice
their lives to safe the nation
Addressing a press conference at Peshawar Press Club her in Peshawar on
Saturday, he said that the extremists are only spreading chaos in the Pakhtun
belt and they would not be allowed for their dirty conspiracies.
"ANP was the torch-bearer of the non-violence policy of great freedom fighter
and reformer Baacha Khan and it did not believe in any type of violence."
Mian Mushtaq condemned the suicidal attack on Asfandyar Wali Khan and observed
that civil war and strife would have overtaken the country from Khyber to
Karachi if any harm had been inflicted to the party leader.
He observed that the terrorists were serving no cause through such steps and no
group had accepted responsibility as yet for carrying out the attack.
He informed that they had organised protest rallies against the attack, but had
to call them off on the directives of their leadership, adding that they could
not be compelled to withdraw from the government by force.
He further said the the ANP workers committee under the head of
Imran Khan to maintain law and order in the rural and urban areas of the
province. Afridi had already been constituted
On the occasion, besides scores of ANP workers,deputy speaker provincial
assembly, Khushdil Khan, advocate, agriculture minister, Arbab Ayub Jan, party
MNA Arbab Zahir Khan, MPA Saqibullah Khan Chamkani and provincial general
secretary of the party, Tajuddin Khan, were also present on the occasion.
It is to be said that n a suicide attack at Asfandyar Wal Khan’s
hujra in Wali Bagh, few days back, five persons including die hard party worker
and his gunman was killed at Charsadda.