Eleven people were killed in Pakistan when rival political parties shot at each other on Saturday during local elections in two of the country’s four provinces.
The violence erupted in Khairpur district, northwest of the port city of Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province.
“The two groups belonging to the Pakistan Peoples Party, which rules Sindh province, and the Pakistan Muslim League, headed by a famous spiritual leader, Pir Sahab Pagara, clashed with each other just an hour before the end of polling time,” local police official Pir Muhammad Shah told the French news agency AFP.
Pakistan’s other two provinces held their local elections months ago.
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SOURCE: VOA News