South Asia | Nominees of terror groups plan to run in Pakistani election

Nominees of terror groups plan to run in Pakistani election

Election Commission seems unable to stop the ‘political mainstreaming’ of extremists who may have backing from elements of the Pakistani state; militants could run independently or allied to unknown religious groups

June 21, 2018 5:51 PM (UTC+8)
The Election Commission of Pakistan is struggling to ban extremists allied to terror outfits who want to run in the upcoming polls. Photo: iStock
The Election Commission of Pakistan is struggling to ban extremists allied to terror outfits who want to run in the upcoming polls. Photo: iStock
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