Pakistan Elections Former Legislator Mohsin Dawar Injured In Firing Alleges Rigging In Polls

Pakistan Elections: Former Member of the Pakistan National Assembly Mohsin Dawar has sustained injuries in a firing incident in North Waziristan’s Miranshah, his party leader Bushra Gohar said, the Dawn reported on Saturday.

Dawar, the chief of the National Democratic Movement, was contesting elections from the district’s NA-40 constituency. According to Dawn, he alleged that there were attempts to rig the election results. The latest incident came more than a month after he survived a gun attack on his convoy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s tribal districts.

National Democratic Movement (NDM) leader Bushra Gohar has said that Dawar was taken to a district hospital in North Waziristan following the incident.

Speaking to Dawn, Gohar said that several others were also injured in the incident. She stated that she wanted the district administration to “take action as soon as possible” on the incident, but she failed to get in touch despite trying to contact them. Gohar further stated that NDM leaders were in the process of filing a first information report.


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