PESHAWAR: President of the Awami National Party Asfandyar Wali Khan and
President ANP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senator Afrasiyab Khattak Thursday condemned
the suicide attack and remote-controlled blast at the Lahori Gate here and
expressed grief over the lost of precious lives.

In a joint statement, they said the terrorists were trying to create chaos in
the country through such desperate acts. They said that the police, army and
people rendered invaluable sacrifices in the war on terror, adding that peace
would be restored in the province at all costs.

They added that the people had given a mandate to the ANP for peace and it was
trying its best to bring peace to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. They expressed sympathies
with the families who lost their lives in the suicide blast. The ANP leaders
also asked the authorities to provide all possible treatment to the injured.