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Islamist groups seen as behind the fall of Nawaz Sharif’s party in Pakistan

The Islamic hardliner groups didn't win many seats in the national elections but made sure Sharif's party lost in several constituencies

July 30, 2018 7:18 PM (UTC+8)
Shroud-wearing activists of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party shout slogans as they take part in a protest in Multan on July 8, 2018, after a sentencing decision against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Photo: AFP / SS Mirza
Shroud-wearing activists of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party shout slogans as they take part in a protest in Multan on July 8, 2018, after a sentencing decision against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Photo: AFP / SS Mirza
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