Shooting in Karachi

At least 29 people were killed during the election in Pakistan over the weekend.

It began when gunmen starting shooting in multiple areas of the city, Karachi.

The people were voting for the election to replace recently killed lawmaker, Raza Haider, Reuters reported. Haider was a member for the Muttahida Qaumi Movement.

The home minister of the province where Karachi is located said that at least 60 people have been arrested.

The opposing national party is the Awami National Party, the Guardian said. This party recently stated that it would boycott the election because of possible rigging.

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