The teenage son of senior leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party Qamar Zaman Kaira, Usama, was killed in a road accident in Lalamusa on Friday.
Kaira, according to reports, was informed of the accident involving his teenage son during a press conference after which he rushed to Lalamusa. The news of the boy's death was confirmed by PPP leader Chaudhry Manzoor.
The deceased was a student in Government College Lahore.
Condolence messages poured in soon after news broke of the tragic accident. PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari issued a statement, saying he was "deeply saddened to hear the tragic news of [Kaira's] young son".
Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed deep sorrow over the death of Kaira's son and prayed that the deceased's soul rests in peace. He also offered his condolences to the family and prayed that they bear the loss with fortitude, Radio Pakistan reported.