He has served as the federal minister for housing and works in the last federal government and is also a former chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Balochistan caretaker Health Minister Faiz Kakar told Reuters that the death toll had risen to 85 people, with over 120 wounded.
Pakistani volunteers rush injured persons to a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, July 13, 2018.
"The Pakistani authorities have a duty to protect the rights of all Pakistanis during this election period their physical security and their ability to express their political views freely, regardless of which party they belong to", said Omar Waraich, deputy South Asia director at Amnesty International.
All roads leading to the airport and entry points into Lahore from adjoining areas were barricaded to prevent a large turnout of PML (N) supporters at the airport.
The twin attacks came as former prime minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam returned to the country to face arrest in a corruption case.
The attack came hours after four people were killed and 39 injured when a bomb hidden inside a motorcycle detonated near a Pakistani politician's convoy in Bannu on Friday, near the border with Afghanistan.
Officials earlier said at least 40 people had been injured.
It is the deadliest terror strike in Pakistan this year.
During his term in office, Sharif criticised the military's involvement in civilian affairs and its efforts in fighting extremists.
Pakistani and worldwide rights groups have accused the military of seeking to maintain its influence in Pakistani politics by keeping Sharif out of power.
Election violence by the Islamist militants is common in Pakistan.
Police had earlier said more than 1,000 people were in attendance at the rally.
Their return could shake up an election race marred by accusations Pakistan's powerful military is working behind the scenes to skew the contest in favor of ex-cricket hero Imran Khan, who describes Sharif as a "criminal" who deserves no support. He is a candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal, an election alliance of radical religious groups.
Raisani is the second electoral candidate to be killed in pre-election violence this week.
The attack took place in Mastung, a town in the south-western Baluchistan province. He also confirmed the blast was a suicide attack.
Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condemned heinous terrorist attack in Mastung.
In a televised appeal to supporters from London this week, Sharif said he was not afraid of prison and asked people to vote for his party.
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