HYDERABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has emerged victorious in Hyderabad during the second phase of the local government elections by clinching 94 UC seats.

Unofficial results suggest that in Hyderabad, the PPP has secured 94 seats, PTI bagged 39, Independents 16, TLP two and JI secured one. The PPP is also leading in the long-awaited results of the Karachi local body elections by securing 93 seats followed by the JI 86 seats and PTI 40.

The polls were conducted in 16 districts of Sindh, including Karachi and Hyderabad, on Jan 15. Apart from Karachi and Hyderabad city, votes were also cast in Jamshoro, Matiari, Tandu Muhammad Khan, Tandwala Yar, Dadu, Thatta, Sajawal, Badin areas, where PPP candidates remained successful on all seats in Bhan Saeedabad and Thatta and won 12 out of 14 seats in Municipal Committee Badin.