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Pakistan vote count verifies Nawaz Sharif win

Sharif’s party looks likely to get assembly majority

ISLAMABAD — The vote count from last weekend’s nationwide elections in Pakistan on Tuesday indicates a big win for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s party.

Figures released by the country’s election commission, based on 254 of the 269 races where the counting has been completed, show Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-N Party will probably get a majority in the national assembly, setting him up to be prime minister for the third time.

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