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Twin bombings at Pakistan political offices kill at least 28 on eve of national vote

Posted on AllSides February 7th, 2024
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At least 28 people were killed on Wednesday by two separate bomb blasts outside the offices of election candidates in southwestern Pakistan, on the eve of a national vote marred by violence and allegations of poll rigging.

More than half a million security officers were deploying ahead of Thursday’s election, with authorities distributing ballot papers to more than 90,000 polling stations.

There have been multiple security incidents in the run-up to the vote, with at least two candidates shot dead and dozens more targeted in attacks across the country.

Jan Achakzai, the caretaker information...

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