Pak detains 600-700 Islamists in crackdown: Party

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Islamabad, Nov 5: Pakistani police have detained 600-700 supporters of a main Islamist opposition party amid a crackdown following the imposition of emergency rule by military ruler President Pervez Musharraf, a party official said today.

''Around 600 to 700 of our supporters have been rounded up in Punjab and Sindh province overnight,'' Liaquat Baluch, deputy leader of Jamaat-e-Islami told to the sources, referring to Pakistan's central and southern provinces.


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