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Pakistani police raid 'militant hideout' near PM's house

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Pakistani security forces Thursday raided a suspected militant hideout just a few kilometres from the family home of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the eastern city of Lahore, officials said. 

A Pakistani policeman wields a stick as rescuers carry an injured follower of preacher Tahir-ul-Qadri during clashes in Lahore on June 17, 2014

One policeman was killed and three others wounded in the assault in the Raiwind area of Lahore, which came as a military operation against Taliban militants in the country's restive northwest enters its second month amid rising fears of reprisal attacks.

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