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1. Pakistani police plan to search the Lahore home of former Prime Minister Imran Khan later today, a provincial government official said, an operation that could trigger more violence as the country grapples with political and economic instability. Amir Mir, the information minister of Punjab province, said hundreds of policemen, led by the city police commissioner, would conduct the search operation. "We have information that there are around 40 terrorists hiding there, so I think we will need some 400 police to search the house," he told Reuters. The reference was to supporters of Khan accused of attacking and vandalising government and military buildings. Khan's home is located in the Zaman Park neighborhood of Lahore, the capital of Punjab. In March, the area was the site of pitched battles between this supporters and police who had tried to arrest the 70-year-old former cricket star for not showing up in court. (Source: reuters.com, italics mine)
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