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Pakistan / Elections #1052808

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 09, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The upcoming elections in Pakistan introduced.

(Islamabad: Elizabeth Palmer) The campaign of former cricket star Imran Khan††, who is running for prime minister, featured; scenes shown from a rally in which Khan appeared on video from a hospital bed after falling off a forklift and from Peshawar, where 3 bombs went off yesterday; details given about the violence of this campaign, which has been marked by deadly Taliban attacks, and Khan’s opposition to drone strikes on Taliban militants. [Khan SUPPORTER – says he has done everything for Pakistan.] [Candidate from Khan’s party Shoukat YOUSAFZAI††- says we support negotiating with the Taliban.] The impact of a good showing for Khan on the US war on terror that is being fought in Pakistan discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Palmer, Elizabeth
Duration:
00:03:20

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