KP LG Polls: Clashes reported at several polling stations

Dunya News


Several people have been killed in the clashes.

PESHAWAR (Dunya News) – Several people were killed and injured after clashes erupted between supporters of different political parties at several polling stations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In Peshawar’s Tehsil Shah Alam clashes erupted outside woman polling station after supporters of a political party tried to enter the station. Police have also arrested a man from ladies polling station in Pishtakhara area.

In Khyber, shots were fired and furniture of polling station was damaged, while a scuffle also erupted between polling agents in Charsadda.

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Another scuffle between candidates in Dera Ismail Khan injured one person; however, police have arrested the suspects.

In Buner, workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) traded blows and damaged furniture of the polling station.

In Karak, polling was suspended in Faqeer Khel area after two people were shot dead and four others were injured.

Angry mob stormed polling station in Mehmoodkhel area of Tehsil Banda Daud Shah, smashed ballot boxes and set all the votes on fire.

Also in Darra Adam Khel , the polling process was stopped at various polling stations due to clashes.

Polling was also suspended in a polling station of Jamrud after two candidates of general councilor clashed. Police fired aerial shots to disperse the crowd.