Awami National Party

  • Pak poll candidate, son shot dead by Taliban in Karachi May 3, 2013

    Islamabad: An Awami National Party leader contesting Pakistan's upcoming general election and his sixyearold son were gunned down by the Taliban outside a mosque in the southern port city of Karachi on Friday. Sadiq Zaman Khattak, a candidate for polls to a parliamentary seat in Karachi, and his son were...
  • Pak polls: 22 people killed as terrorists target leaders April 17, 2013

    Islamabad: Terrorists targeted senior politicians campaigning for Pakistan's upcoming General Election in Balochistan and KhyberPakhtunkhwa provinces on Tuesday, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more and triggering concern about security for the landmark polls. Six persons were killed and about 30 injured when PMLN leader Sanaullah Zehri's motorcade was targeted...
  • Pak: Taliban suicide bomber hits ANP rally; kills 15 April 16, 2013

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber on Tuesdya targeted leaders of the secular Awami National Party in Peshawar city of northeast Pakistan, killing 15 people and injuring dozens more in the latest in a string of terrorist attacks ahead of May general election. The bomber struck when a car carrying senior ANP...
  • Pak: 9 killed in suicide attack at ANP rally in Peshawar April 16, 2013

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber targeted on Tuesday leaders of the secular Awami National Party in Peshawar city of northeast Pakistan, killing nine persons and injuring nearly 50 others in the latest in a string of terrorist attacks ahead of next month's general election. The bomber struck when a car carrying...
  • Pakistan: Awami National Party leader killed in blast April 14, 2013

    Islamabad: A leader of the secular Awami National Party (ANP) was killed when his pickup truck was targeted with a roadside bomb in the erstwhile Taliban stronghold of Swat in northwest Pakistan today, the latest in a string of attacks against the party's workers. The bomb planted by the roadside...
  • Will target Pak's secular parties, warns Taliban December 11, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban has said that it will carry out more attacks on the country's 'secular' political parties like the Awami National Party and Muttahida Quami Movement, warning people to stay away from their rallies, a day after a blast outside an ANP gathering injured about 10 people. TehrikeTaliban Pakistan...
  • Five killed in firing in Karachi January 6, 2012

    Karachi: Five people were killed and two others injured in separate incidents of firing in different parts of Pakistan's financial capital Karachi on Thursday. The firing started in different parts of the city after Awami National Party leader Saeed Ahmed Khan was shot dead by unknown assailants. "Five people had been killed...
  • Pakbased Taliban makes hitlist, security beefed up July 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The Pakistani Taliban has prepared a hit list of 300high profile figures. Among those that could be targeted are the leadership of the ruling Pakistan People's Party, Awami National Party, Muttahida Qaumi Movement and antiTaliban Shia and Sunni clerics, said source close to an intelligence agency. Personnel from intelligence...
  • Pakistan election rally blast kills 14, wounds 24 February 15, 2008

    Charsadda: A suspected suicide bomber killed 14 people and wounded 24 at an election rally in northwest Pakistan on Saturday. An Interior Ministry spokesman Javed Iqbal Cheema said, "We have been told 14 people were killed and 24 are wounded, apparently it was a suicide attack." The leader of the Awami...