Posts tagged as: ANP

Muhajir Qaumi Movement candidate shot dead in Karachi


A candidate for the parliamentary election was shot dead in Karachi late Friday just hours before the voting in the general elections, police said.   Shakil Ahmad was killed in exchange of fire between two groups in Landhi area of Rawalpindi.   Ahmad, who belonged to the Muhajir Qaumi Movement (MQM-Haqqiqi), was contesting election for […]

Gunmen kidnap son of former Prime Minister Gilani

Unidentified gunmen Thursday kidnapped son of former Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani after an attack on an election meeting of his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in the city of Multan, police and family said.   Ali Haider Gilani, the youngest son of the former prime minister, was taken away by the gunmen in a car […]

Death toll from Kurram election rally’s blast rises to 24

Death toll from a deadly bomb attack on an election rally in Kurram agency’s tribal region has reached 24, hospital sources said Tuesday.   Over 70 people were injured in a blast at the election rally of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) candidates in the central Kurram tribal Agency on Monday, and several wounded died in hospital. […]

ANP’s Bushra Gohar says Taliban make selection in 3 provinces

Bushra Gohar of Awami National Party has claimed that elections are being held only in Punjab whereas selection is being done in the rest of three provinces.   She said Taliban are making selection as to who will go to the Parliament.   She was speaking in ‘Sachay Swal’ programme of Radio Pakistan‚ which is […]

Two blasts in Karachi kill 2, injures 30 others

Two blasts near the office of MQM in Karachi killed at least two persons and injured 30 others, police and hospital sources said.   The blasts occurred in Aziz Abad area of Karachi and near the office of Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), the MQM spokesman, Wasi Jalil said.   Rickshaw was used for the first […]

Several injured as pre-election violence continues in country

Several people were injured in bomb and rocket attacks on political leaders and gatherings in the on Wednesday ahead of the May 11 parliamentary elections, officials said.   A National Assembly candidate, Ibrahim Jatoi escaped unharmed in a suicide bombing in Sindh province as he was campaigning. Three people were injured while the bomber died […]

Bomber kills 10, injures over 68 in Peshawar

A suicide bomber killed at least 10 persons in Peshawar on Monday as there is no let-up in pre-election violence, police and witnesses said.   The bomb targeted a police van on the busy University road also injured over 60 others, they said.   Two Afghan consulate employees were among those killed in the attack. […]

TTP defends attacks on three political parties

Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Sunday defended attacks on three parties for their support to military operations against the militants in tribal regions and Swat.   Taliban say they will target Pakistan Peoples Party, the Awami National Party and the Mutahida Qaumi Movement.   Three bomb attacks killed nearly 10 people in Kohat, Peshawar […]

Pre-election blasts kill 10 in KPK

At least 10 people killed and nearly 30 others were injured in three separate bomb blasts in Kohat, Peshawar and Swabi on Sunday.   The blasts took place near the election offices and a gathering.   In Kohat‚ 5 people were killed and 16 injured in blast outside the office of an Independent candidate from […]

Rangers raid Uzair Jan Baloch’s home in Lyari

Paramilitary troops Saturday raided the house of Peoples Amn Committee leader Uzair Jan Baloch in Lyari and arrested several people, officials said.   A spokesman for the Rangers said that the security forces also recovered arms, uniform of foreign military and flag of Baloch National Army.   TV footage showed the arrested men standing blind-folded […]

Blast near ANP office kills 11 in Karachi

A bomb blast near the office of the Awami National Party in Karachi killed at least 11 people late Friday, police said.   A senior leader of the party Bashir Jan escaped unhurt in the blast. His vehicle was hit and damaged by the device.   Police and hospital sources said that five people died […]

Blast in Karachi kills 5, injures 15

A bomb blast near the office of Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Karachi killed at least five people late Thursday, police and hospital sources said.   A police officer said that the explosives were attached to a vehicle, bearing an official number.   The blast occurred near the office election office of the MQM in the […]


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