Mangoes of Wrath

By Sonya Rehman

Pakistan’s campaign season has never been far from calamity. On Monday, 25 people died after a suicide bomber attacked an election rally in a village in the Kurram tribal region. The white tiger used as a rally prop by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz was reported to have died, of severe dehydration, on the campaign trail (though rumors swirl he may still be alive). The best athlete in the race—Imran Khan, the playboy-haired cricket star running as something of a reformer—suffered head injuries after tumbling maladroitly more than seven feet from atop a cherry picker at a campaign event in Lahore.

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A waiter at Shezan, Fortress Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan. Photo: Saad Sarfraz Sheikh
A waiter at Shezan, Fortress Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan. Photo: Saad Sarfraz Sheikh
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