Two others who were travelling with him also got killed in the explosion.
DI KHAN . A remote control bomb explosion killed 3 people including a spiritual leader named Fakir Jamshed at Madhi Road on Monday morning.
A former candidate of Pakistan Sariki Party and Fakir Jamshed were on their way back to Dera Ismail Khan from Kolachi when the remote control bomb detonated near Madhi Village. Jamshed’s car got completely destroyed in the attack killing all three who were in the car. The deceased include Jamshed’s guard and a Punjabi disciple named Arif.
Fakir Jamshed had joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) before contesting the elections of 2013 but soon quit his affiliation with the party and joined Pakistan Saraiki Party on not being given the ticket by PTI. Afterwards, he contested the elections from Dera Ismail Khan on NA 24 constituency.
Fakir Jamshed was a successor to his father was also a spiritual leader as well. Majority of Jamshed’s disciples belonged to the province of Punjab.