Pakistan ex-PM Gilani's son abducted at election rally

  • Unidentified gunmen kidnapped the son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani during an election rally on Thursday.

    Ali Haider, who is running as a candidate for the Pakistan Peoples' Party, was taken while in the central city of Multan.

    Gilani has accused political opponents plotting the attack, which comes just days ahead of Saturday's elections.

    According to eyewitnesses, the attackers were seen at the rally in a black Honda car and on a motorbike. They later opened fire, killing one person.

    No group has yet claimed responsibility for the incident.

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