PML-N candidate's firing in Abbottabad kills three

Published: June 2, 2015


ABBOTTABAD: Three people were killed and the same were injured on Tuesday when a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate resorted to firing in Abbottabad as poll violence continues in the province.

PML-N candidate Sajid from union council Dhamtor opened fire in Fawara Chowk in Abbottabad on people he had clashed with during the day of local government elections.

Read: 7 killed as poll violence continues in Tank

The polls in the province were marred by violence as more than 11 people lost their lives in clashes in various cities.

Read: Violence-marred local government polls leave 9 dead across K-P

On the day of the polls, there were several conflicts as clashes between Awami National Party (ANP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers broke out.

Further, at least seven people were killed and more than eight injured when unidentified men opened fired and hurled grenades at a celebratory gathering after the completion of local government elections in Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday.

Read: 7 killed as poll violence continues in Tank

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Reader Comments (5)

  • Ranjha
    Jun 2, 2015 - 5:07PM

    Gullu Butts, cousins of Nawaz Butt, on a killing rampage again!Recommend

  • Uza Syed
    Jun 2, 2015 - 5:14PM

    Is there a limit to this gangsters culture. How long we must be left at the mercy of these political gangsters, when this hooliganism going to end. Politicians are neither interested nor have the guts to curb on there criminality and corruption, the military must intervene and take them all to task without any consideration for either the top ranks if PML-Nawaz or PIT or ANP all these criminals must be health with before the masses go on rampage and lynch them all.Recommend

  • Karachiite
    Jun 2, 2015 - 5:28PM

    Dekho dekho kon aya, shiar aya shair aya.
    Pakistan will be sucked out of all its blood as long as parties like PMLN rule it.
    Learn from PTI, ANP accused PTI once of election rigging and IK offered re-election.Recommend

  • bilal
    Jun 2, 2015 - 6:05PM

    Shame on media. Is there any news more important than killing of innocent civilians?Recommend

  • faisal mir
    Jun 3, 2015 - 10:16AM

    At least use right picture of Abbottabad, its 1005 wrong pic you using..Recommend

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