Islamad Politics Report/Moazzam Raza Tabassam: Two Terrorist attacks on election campaigns in Pakistan takes 85 lives, including Nawabzada Siraj Raisani candidate of BAP, and his son.
85 people were killed and more than 150 were injured on Friday when an explosion hit an election gathering in Darengarh area of Mastung.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Qaim Lashari told media the injured are being shifted to nearby hospitals and they are ascertaining the situation.
Following the incident, an emergency was declared in the hospitals of Quetta, with additional medical staff summoned.
Raisani, a candidate of the recently-formed Balochistan Awami Party from PB-35 constituency, is the younger brother of former Balochistan chief minister Nawab Aslam Raisani.
In July 2011, Raisani lost his 14-year-old son in a terrorist attack in Mastung, in which several others, including security personnel, were killed.
Four killed as blast targets JUI-F leader Akram Khan Durrani’s
Earlier today, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s leader Akram Khan Durrani’s convoy was attacked in Bannu, resulting in the deaths of four people and injuries to around a dozen others.
Durrani, who is contesting from NA-35 (Bannu), was returning from an election rally when his convoy was hit.