A splinter group of the pakistani taliban has claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing on easter sunday, saying it intentionally targeted christians. Police told the bbc it appeared to be a suicide bomb a pakistan taliban faction said it carried out the attack pakistan's president has condemned the blast and the regional government has. Peshawar, pakistan — a candidate in this week's general elections was killed sunday in a suicide bombing while on his way to a campaign event in northwest pakistan, adding to concerns over public safety in an election in which at least 160 people have died this month in political attacks. The pakistani taliban have claimed responsibility for tuesday's suicide attack which left at least 20 people dead in peshawar, a city in the country's northwest.
Sunday's suicide bombing at a public park was claimed by the pakistani taliban's jamaat-ur-ahrar faction, which once declared loyalty to islamic state the group said it was targeting christians. Dozens killed in pakistan election day suicide bombing a pakistani woman mourns the death of her family member outside a hospital in quetta, pakistan, wednesday, july 25, 2018. Warning - thread aftermath of suicide bombing in pakistan graphic warning might contain content that is not suitable for all ages by clicking on continue you confirm that you are 18 years and over. On friday, a massive suicide bombing at an election campaign gathering in the southwestern province of balochistan killed 149 people hours afterward, former prime minister nawaz sharif and his daughter maryam were arrested at lahore's airport as they returned to pakistan from london in efforts to bolster sharif's political party, the pakistan muslim league-nawaz.
A suicide bomber in pakistan killed at least 70 people and wounded more than 100 on monday in an attack on mourners gathered at a hospital in the southwestern city of quetta, and islamic state and. The suicide bomber has been identified as ghayor khan chamkani after investigation 2008 parachinar bombing in the parachinar bombing of 16 february 2008, a suicide bomber in parachinar, pakistan killed 70 people and injured 110 attending a political rally for the opposition pakistan peoples party.
A suicide bomber attacked a crowded sufi shrine in southern pakistan on thursday, killing at least 75 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest of a wave of bombings across the south asian. Deadly suicide bombings during pakistan's troubled election campaign killed at least 132 people, including a candidate, on friday, july 13, 2018. A senior pakistan politician was among 21 people killed in a suicide blast at an election rally in peshawar on tuesday night awami national party (anp) candidate haroon bilour was about to.
Former pm is escorted from aircraft in lahore shortly after suicide bombing at political rally in mastung memphis barker in lahore fri 13 jul 2018 1558 edt first published on fri 13 jul 2018 12. A suicide bomber blew himself up at an anti-taliban political party's rally in north-west pakistan on tuesday, killing 12 people, including a candidate for elections due to be held on 25 july. 42 people have been killed and 180 wounded in a double suicide bombing in pakistan the attackers struck as thousands of people were visiting a sufi shrine in the second largest city of lahore.
The pace of suicide bombings conducted by the pakistani taliban appears to have increased during the first five weeks of 2018 in addition to the two martyrdom attacks launched in the first week of february, the group claimed at least three other similar explosions in january. Death toll in pakistan suicide bombing rises to 128 image victims of the blast in mastung, pakistan, were treated at a hospital in quetta, the provincial capital, on saturday. Pakistan shrine bombing kills scores in worst attack in months video scores of people were killed and hundreds injured on thursday by a suicide bomber at a shrine in southern pakistan.