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Pakistan election: Bloodshed and accusations of foul play taint historic democratic vote

More than 350,000 army personnel stationed across the country, as suicide bombing kills at least 32

Independent

Pakistan voted on Wednesday in a historic general election that was as bitter, heated and bloody as expected following weeks of acrimonious campaigning.

Xed 4dIn the city of Quetta near the Afghanistan border, a suicide bomber drove a motorbike into a crowd of people near a polling station.

Witnesses told The Independent the target appeared to be a police van, and there were at least five security officers among the…

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