Elections 2018: Attack outside polling station of NA 200 Larkana, four injured

Elections 2018Elections 2018: Attack outside polling station of NA 200 Larkana, four injured

DND Elections Desk:

At least four persons were critically injured outside Shah Muhammad School polling station of NA 200 Larkana when a cracker was thrown on the polling camp of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Parliamentarians.

   

 

Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Parliamentarians Bilawal Bhutto Zardari are contesting election from NA 200.

ConstituencyNA-200 Larkana-I
Male Voters182558
Female Voters153581
Total Registered Voters336139
Total Polling Stations336
Old ConstituencyNA-200 Ghotki-I
Total Votes Cast in 2013176707
WinnerAli Gohar Khan Mahar (PPPP)
Votes received86579

 

According to initial reports, local authorities told journalists that it was cracker attack while PPP workers claimed that it was a hand grenade attack. Further information are awaited.

It may be mentioned that polling for electing new parliament in Pakistan was started today at 8 am under tight security provided by Pakistan Army.

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has placed 17,007 polling stations as “highly sensitive”. Pakistan Army is helping Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in manning the process. Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Parliamentarians, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are main contenders while Awami National Party, Balochistan Awami Party and Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) are also actively contesting General Elections 2018

105.95 million registered voters include 59.22 million male voters and 46.73 million female voters.

As many as 85,058 polling stations having 244,687 polling booths have been placed manned by 819,119 polling staff.

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