In two separate incidents of violence, unidentified gunmen today shot dead a leader of the liberal Awami National Party in Pakistan`s restive northwest tribal region while a policeman was killed here.
At least three people were injured when a hand grenade attack on a meeting of Imran Khan`s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party in a northwestern province on Sunday, police said.
The Taliban are selectively targeting political parties like the ANP and Muttahida Qaumi Movement ahead of Pakistan`s general election because of their secular views, a spokesman for the banned militant group said.
Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani chaired a meeting of top commanders to discuss plans to provide security to the polls, ahead of historic general elections in the country.
Bashir Ahmad Bilour`s ANP party on Tuesday asked Pakistan`s political groups to forge consensus on decisive action against terror sanctuaries.
The step-sister of the chief of
the ruling Awami National Party was injured in an attack by
unidentified gunmen in Pakistan`s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday, police said.
The Awami National Party is part of Pakistan`s ruling coalition.
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