Peshawar: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has
condemned the suicide blast in Mingora in strong words and expressed profound
grief over the loss of precious lives.

The Chief Minister issued directives for better treatment of the injured in
the hospital and probe of the incident. In his condolence message, Haider Khan
Hoti termed the dastardly act of terrorism in densely populated area of Mingora
as an effort for spreading fear in the area and sabotaging steps of the
government for promotion of tourism in the area. However, he further said that
the gallant people of Swat are with the security forces for elimination of
terrorists from the area and they are committed for thwarting their evil
designs. The CM Pakhtunkhwa expressed solidarity with the affected families and
assured that the culprits involved in shedding the blood of innocent people will
not be spared.

Hoti said that the terrorists are on the run due to successful operation of the
security forces and unity and concord of the gallant people. He said that writ
of the government has been established in Swat and life is moving on with full
bloom. The chief minister prayed for peace in heaven of the deceased, grant of
courage for the affected families and speedy health of the injured. The chief
minister also added that heirs of the shuhadas and the injured would be