A Pakistani policemen turns back after firing teargas shells during the Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (Movement for Justice) party protest in Rawalpindi on Oct. 28, 2016. / AFP / FAROOQ NAEEM
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Pakistani police clashed with opposition party supporters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi Friday, arresting dozens ahead of a planned protest by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan aimed at unseating the government.Dozens of Khan's supporters also gathered around the house, chanting anti-government slogans calling for Sharif to resign.Dozens of protesters belonging to Khan's party staged a sit-in in Karachi demanding release of the detained opposition activists.The exact number of arrests of opposition supporters could not be confirmed, but a spokesman for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (Movement for Justice) party said 43 workers arrested on Thursday night were still in detention while others had been released.
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