Rise in terrorism to effect polls: KP interim
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) interim Chief Minister Azam Khan on Tuesday rubbished the growing perception of delay in polls due to dilapidating security conditions in the province, which intensified after the horrific terror incident in the Peshawar mosque
Khan noted that terror incidents are taking place in KP’s South — DI Khan, Lakki Marwat, and Tank areas.
In reply to another question, Khan said: “My message to the people is to keep their spirits high. Such things are happening here for the last 40 years, this is not a new thing.”
He said that due to the Afghan war, they were facing the scourge of terrorism in ex-Fata and KP “We should pray to God that we would fight this menace.”
“We are checking one-month’s CCTV footage and tracking the facilitators of the bomber,” he added.
Due To Rising Terrorism,
This was revealed by veteran journalist and senior political analyst Muzamal Suharwardy in Naya Daur’s show ‘Andar Ki Baat‘. “Cases of terrorism are increasing in KP province,” Suharwardy said, adding “even two ministers’ homes were attacked with hand
خیبر پختونخوا میں اس وقت دہشتگردی کی وجہ سے الیکشن ممکن نہیں۔ وزرا کے گھروں پر دستی بم کے حملے ہو رہے ہیں۔ بھتہ خوری عروج پر ہے۔ کے پی اسمبلی ٹوٹی اور انتخابات میں تاخیر ہوئی تو پنجاب میں انتخابات خود بخود رک جائیں گے
his final decision on the dissolution of Punjab and KP assemblies on 17 December. Analysts have proposed that Khan might dissolve both provincial assemblies on 23 December.
Incidents of terrorism have picked up pace in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, bordering Afghanistan. The TTP (Pakistani Taliban) announced an end to their ceasefire, and claimed responsibility for a suicide blast in Quetta, during late November.
During this month, the Chaman-Spin Boldak border witnessed at least two incidents of heavy clashes between Pakistani and Afghan forces. Civilian casualties were also reported in the first incident on 12 December. The second incident of shelling at Chaman was reported on Thursday 15 December.