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Allies of Jailed Ex-PM Imran Khan Hold Lead in Tight Pakistani Elections

HeadlineFeb 09, 2024

In Pakistan, early results of Thursday’s parliamentary election show independent candidates affiliated with jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan in the lead. Cellphone and internet services were cut off just as voting began, which opposition candidates denounced as another move by Pakistan’s military-backed interim government to rig the election. We’ll go to Pakistan for more later in the broadcast.

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