Supporters had gathered to dance and chant slogans outside ex-cricketer and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party leader Imran Khan’s residence in Islamabad late on Thursday afternoon, as he declared victory in a televised speech while final results of yesterday’s dramatic general elections were still waiting to be announced.
Mr Khan is now poised to become the nuclear-armed nation’s next prime minister, amidst rigging accusations by all other major parties.
Mr Khan, however, said his party would help to investigate these claims.
“We will run Pakistan like it has never been run before,” he said.
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