Bid to attack Gilani rally foiled
15 October, 2012
MULTAN: A bomb was recovered from the site where former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani was scheduled to address a gathering of PPP workers in the Nanag Shah area of the city on Sunday.
According to media reports, the bomb was hidden in a carton of mangoes. The Bomb Disposal Squad was called in that defused the device. Police said the bomb weighed one kilogramme and was a homemade explosive device. It is pertinent to mention here that two bombs had exploded in the same area on Saturday and injured four persons.
Meanwhile, the former premier has cancelled his visit to Multan following the twin explosions on Saturday. According to latest details, his son, Abdul Qadir Gilani, will now address the rally.