Pakistan election: Two blasts kill 28 in Balochistan day before vote

Pakistan election: Two blasts kill 28 in Balochistan day before vote

By Mansi Chand
Thursday 08/02/2024
[Image: Forbes]

Two bomb explosions near candidates offices in the Pakistani province of Balochistan has killed at least 28 people and injured many on the eve of general elections.

The first blast killed 16 people in Pishin district, north of Quetta city while the second explosion left 12 people dead in Qila Saifullah.

There was no immediate claim for the attacks.

The vote has been marred by violence and claims of poll-rigging. Former PM Imran Khan is barred from contesting.

Police are still trying to determine the cause of the two blasts.

Source: BBC News 

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