Minister for Science and Expertise Shibli Faraz on Sunday escaped an assault unhurt as he was on his manner from his ancestral city of Kohat to Peshawar metropolis.
Unidentified assailants attacked his automotive, shattering the home windows.
Minister for Data and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry tweeted moments after the information broke, saying that Faraz had been attacked by gunmen at Darra Adam Khel.
“Fortunately, he remained protected however sadly the motive force is severely injured and has been transported to the hospital.
“We strongly condemn this incident,” wrote Fawad.
Deputy Inspector Basic (DIG) Kohat Tahir Ayub, whereas talking to Geo Information, stated that it wasn’t a firing incident and that the minister’s car was pelted with stones.
“Shibli Faraz was returning to Peshawar after casting his vote in his constituency,” the DIG stated.
DIG Ayub stated that as a result of pelting of stones, one police personnel was injured and has since been dominated to be out of hazard. The entrance windscreen of Faraz’s car was broken, he added.