Im­ran Khan says he is un­der vir­tual house ar­rest

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Islamabad: Pak­istani op­po­si­tion leader Im­ran Khan ac­cused the gov­ern­ment of plac­ing him un­der vir­tual house ar­rest in Islamabad on Fri­day as his sup­port­ers in nearby Rawalpindi fought run­ning bat­tles with the Po­lice.

Po­lice tear-gassed and ba­ton­charged the rock-throw­ing pro­test­ers in Rawalpindi, 20km (12 miles) from Islamabad, as both sides pre­pared for his plan to shut down the cap­i­tal next week to try to force Prime Min­is­ter Nawaz Sharif to re­sign. Reuters

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