Pakistan election: Imran Khan leads in early counting

Source: BBC News

Early results from Pakistan’s election suggest ex-cricket star Imran Khan is on course to become prime minister.

With nearly half the votes counted from Wednesday’s parliamentary election, Mr Khan’s PTI party is in the lead.

It is expected to fall short of an overall majority and to seek coalition partners. Officials deny claims of vote rigging made by Mr Khan’s rivals.

Campaigning has been marred by violence. On voting day a bomb killed 31 people at a polling station.

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