Pakistan awaits results in election mired in controversy and suspended mobile services


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Open this photo in gallery: Election officials count votes after polls end during country's national elections in Islamabad on Feb. 8, 2024.FAROOQ NAEEM/Getty Images Delivery driver Saeed Mehsud, 38, headed to the polling station in his Islamabad neighbourhood on Thursday morning hoping to cast a ballot for what is possibly Pakistan’s most popular political party, the PTI (Pakistan Movement for Justice), founded by a man he idolizes, cricket star and former prime minister Imran Khan. But he arrived confused and flustered: until he got in line outside the boys’ school and began talking to fellow voters, Mr. Mehsud said he...