Two powerful bomb blasts targeting politicians contesting in the general elections today killed at least 33 people, including a candidate, and injured nearly 80 others during election rallies in Pakistan's restive Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.
Raisani is the brother of former Chief Minister of Balochistan, Nawab Aslam Raisani
The nature of the attack was not known and police and intelligence agencies were trying of figure out if it was a suicide bombing.
The attack came hours after a bomb hit a rally of Akram Khan Durrani of Mutahida Majlis Amal (MMA), an alliance of religious party, including Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) and Jamaat-e-Islami, in Bannu area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
Five persons were killed and over 37 other injured, police said.
Durrani was unhurt in the attack. He later visited the injured in a hospital in Bannu and said that his vehicle was damaged in the attack.
The law and order had suddenly deteriorated ahead of elections despite claims by the government and security forces that terrorism has been wiped out of the country.
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