Elections in PK-78 suspended on demise of Haroon Bilour

11 Jul, 2018 11:33 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa constituency PK-78 have been postponed due to assassination of Awami National Party candidate Haroon Bilour in a bomb blast on Tuesday night.

According to Election Commission of Pakistan, the elections on the said constituency will be held after general elections.

CEC slams ‘weakness of security institutions’

Speaking about the incident, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (retired) Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan condemned the terrorist attack and termed it a weakness of security institutions.

The attack was a conspiracy against the transparent elections, the CEC said, noting that the provincial governments were ordered to provide fool-proof security to all candidates.

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