Pakistani policemen stand guard outside a polling station at the local body election in Peshawar on May 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / A MAJEED
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Tens of millions of Pakistanis voted Saturday in local government elections for the first time in ten years, polls seen as a referendum on the ruling party midway through its term.Elections are being held in two of Pakistan's four provinces -- the central province of Punjab and southern province of Sindh.Pakistan's other two provinces held local elections months ago. Khan won in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the northwest and Sharif's party and its coalition partners won in the sparsely populated western province of Baluchistan.
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