Pakistan: Celebrations kick off as cricket legend Khan closes in on election victory

Jubilant crowds took over the streets of Murree near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Wednesday, after preliminary election results predict former cricketer Imran Khan and his party Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI, Movement of Justice) will assume office. According to unofficial results from 42 percent of polling stations at the time of writing, Khan's PTI are leading with 112 seats, ahead of the... Еще incumbent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on 65. Earlier, the election committee dismissed complaints of election vote-rigging by saying that the process has been 'fair and transparent.' Oxford-educated Khan played 48 test matches as Pakistani captain.

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