PTI, Independent candidates dominate historic KP-FATA polls

PTI, Independent candidates dominate historic KP-FATA polls

Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and independent candidates grabbed five seats each in the first-ever elections for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly from the merged tribal areas.

According to unofficial and unconfirmed results:

PK-100: JI leading, ANP trailing

PK-101: JI leading, PTI trailing

PK-102: JI leading, Independent candidate trailing

PK-103: JUI-F leading, PTI trailing

PK-104: Counting underway

PK-105: Independent candidates leading

PK-106: Independent leading, PTI trailing

PK-107: PTI leading, Independent candidate trailing

PK-108: Counting underway

PK-109: Counting underway

PK-110: PTI leading, Independent candidate trailing

PK-111: Counting underway

PK-112 JUI-F leading, PTI trailing

PK-113: Counting underway

PK-114: Counting underway

PK-115: PTI leading, JUI-F trailing

PK-116: Counting underway

The polling process concluded peacefully on Saturday for 16 Provincial Assembly (PA) seats. The voting process started at 8.00 am and continued till 5.00 pm without any break.

More than 2.8 million people were exercising their right to vote in the historic elections, being held with full security measures.

Tight security measures had been taken to ensure holding of the polling in a peaceful and transparent manner.

Besides local police, the Pak Army had also been deployed in and outside the polling stations to help the administration in maintaining a peaceful atmosphere in the elections.