Nawaz Sharif claims victory as vote counting underway

Updated: May 12, 2013 14:05 IST

Toppled in a coup, jailed and later exiled, Nawaz Sharif made a triumphant comeback 14 years later in Pakistan's election and on Sunday was heading for a third term as Pakistan's prime minister. Sharif, declared victory in a jubilant speech to supporters as results from Saturday's election showed an overwhelming lead for his party.

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