Five other people were injured in the incident, which occurred in the city of Peshawar as the Additional Inspector General for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Ashraf Noor, and his guard were travelling to work.
Nawaz Sharif resigned as prime minister in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him for not declaring a source of income. He was also forced to step down as president of PML-N.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi ordered Pakistani troops and paramilitary rangers to offer assistance and machinery to civilian rescue agencies to help pump water out of Karachi.
Pakistan's new prime minister called for an investigation into allegations that opposition leader Imran Khan harassed a woman lawmaker, charges Khan dismisses as revenge for his role in the ouster of then-premier Nawaz Sharif.
Interim Pakistani leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took control of prime ministerial duties on Thursday after a guard of honour amid growing uncertainty that the brother of ousted leader Nawaz Sharif ...