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34 people killed in back-to-back explosions in Pakistan tribal areas

UPDATE2: 40 people die in explosions in Pakistan tribal areas+ At least 40 have died in three separate attacks on election rallies in northwest Pakistan's turbulent Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa Province during the last 48 hours, police and administration officials said Tuesday. The latest attack took place on an election convoy of a Pakistan Peoples Party candidate in the Lower Dir district of the province. "The explosion was caused by an IED (improvised explosive device)," a witness said.

10 Dead in bomb blast at Pakistan political rally

Islamabad, May 6 (EFE).- At least 10 people died and about 30 were wounded Monday when a bomb went off at an election rally in the northwestern Kurram tribal zone, a Pakistani official told Efe. The attack was staged when a candidate for the religious Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party was getting ready to address a group of followers ahead of next Sunday's nationwide legislative elections, according to a local Kurram official.

At least 15 people killed in explosion in Pakistan tribal area

At least 15 people were killed and 70 injured in a bomb explosion Monday in a public meeting in a Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan, police and administration officials said. They said a planted device went off during an election campaign meeting held by the Jamiat Ulema Islam-F party at a religious school in Kurram Agency bordering Afghanistan's Paktika Province. The explosion occurred a few meters from the main platform as the participants were dispersing.

Bomb kills two at Pakistan election rally

A bomb tore through a Pakistani election rally Monday, killing at least two people and wounding 45 others in a town in the country's northwestern tribal belt, a doctor said. The explosion targeted a rally for the right-wing Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, a religious party in the outgoing government coalition. The attack brings to more than 70 the number of people killed in attacks targeting politicians and political parties since April 11 ahead of Pakistan's general elections on Saturday, according to an AFP tally. sjd/jm/ac

Maulana Fazlur Rehman

Jamiat Ulemae Islam has emerged an effective force in the country. No power in the country can face it.JUI is taking part in general elections with Book as its symbol. People should make party candidates successful for progress of the country and enforcement of Islamic system.These views were expressed by Amir JUI Maulana Fazlur Rehman while addressing a big public meeting here Saturday. Amir JUI Balochistan Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani also addressed.Former provincial minister and central leader of BNP-A Ghulam Jan Baloch announced to join JUI by quitting his party.

LANDIKOTAL: Two volunteers of TI killed and seven injured in a blast

LANDIKOTAL: Two volunteers of TI killed and seven injured in a blast of explosive material I Bazaar Zakha Khel. Tawheed Ul Islam (TI) has reportedly claimed to have captured three strategic posts of Lashkar Islam (LI) and arrested three extremists of LI from the three posts at Bokhar area near Tirrah Valley here on Thursday, administration sources informed saying the injured, and volunteers of TI have been shifted to hospitals in Peshawar.

Timely elections need of the hour: JUI-F

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) Secretary General Maulana Amjad Khan has said that his party is in favour of timely election. “On time election is the only way to pull the country out of crises,” he held. He was talking to media men at a luncheon organised by JUI-F in their honour on Thursday. Other JUI-F leaders including Qari Sana Ullah, Qari Amjad Saeed, Haji Ehsanul Haq and others were also present.The Nation

Two volunteers of TI killed and seven injured in a blast

LANDIKOTAL: Two volunteers of TI killed and seven injured in a blast of explosive material I Bazaar Zakha Khel. Tawheed Ul Islam (TI) has reportedly claimed to have captured three strategic posts of Lashkar Islam (LI) and arrested three extremists of LI from the three posts at Bokhar area near Tirrah Valley here on Thursday, administration sources informed saying the injured, and volunteers of TI have been shifted to hospitals in Peshawar.

3 injured in attack on procession

Three participants were injured when some people attacked participants of PML procession in Zhob Wednesday. According to details PML took out a procession on the arrival of its provincial president here today. Some people in the procession attacked and injure three persons Ziaur Rehman, Abdul Jabbar and Abdul Khaliq near Madina market. They were shifted to civil hospital. Armed men also smashed windowpanes of market. JUI candidate on Pb19 Shaikh Ayaz Mandokhel and PB18 Mufti Gulab visited the hospital and enquired about their health. They condemned the attack.

Masses support JUI-F to enforce Sharia: Fazl

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Amir Maulana Fazalur Rehman has said that his party do not believe in using money in the elections to purchase loyalties of voters rather people support us for our clear agenda to enforce Sharia in the country. This he said while launching his election campaign at a public meeting in the Dallokhel area of Laki Marwat on Wednesday.
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