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Bombings, Intimidation Mar Run-up to Pakistan Electionsi
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April 18, 2013 7:46 PM
Next month, Pakistan holds its first election in five years and campaign-related violence is already having an impact. Deadly attacks have targeted secular politicians and their supporters. Other candidates and voters have been intimidated by militants. Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad on whether ongoing violence will affect the credibility of the vote.

Bombings, Intimidation Mar Run-up to Pakistan Elections

Published April 18, 2013

Next month, Pakistan holds its first election in five years and campaign-related violence is already having an impact. Deadly attacks have targeted secular politicians and their supporters. Other candidates and voters have been intimidated by militants. Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad on whether ongoing violence will affect the credibility of the vote.


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