Taliban killed Israrullah Gandapur

Regional TerrorismTaliban killed Israrullah Gandapur

Islamabad: Circumstantial evidences prove that Taliban killed Israrullah Gandapur who was Law minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He was killed in a suicide attack on his home when he was meeting meeting on Eid day. 10 other people including his body guards were also killed in the attack.  Strategy of attack was same of two attacks on Aftab Khan Sharpao in year 2007 but he survived both attacks.

The blast that took place in Kulachi tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan at the residence of Israrullah Gandapurtargeted him as deceased was very tough for Taliban and his strategy claimed arrests of many Taliban in his area during the last one month.


He was born on August 8,  1975 in Kulachi tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan in the house of Sardar Inayatullah Khan Gandapur who was a veteren politician of KPK.  Sardar Inayatullah Khan Gandapur served as finance minister from 1972 to 1973 under the coalition government of Mufti Mehmood. After the resignation of the provincial government in 1973, he defected to the Pakistan Peoples Party. He was the Chief Minister of the province from 29 April 1973 to 16 February 1975. He was dismissed as Chief Minister unceremoniously following the assassination of Hayat Sherpao.

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