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Armed man in Islamabad standoff

India TV News Desk [Updated: 16 Aug 2013, 9:40 AM IST]
  • An unidentified Pakistani man speaks with security officials in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Police were locked in a standoff with the armed man firing periodically and accompanied by his wife and two children in Pakistan's capital who officials said was demanding the implementation of Islamic law. (AP Photo)
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    An unidentified Pakistani man speaks with security officials in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Police were locked in a standoff with the armed man firing periodically and accompanied by his wife and two children in Pakistan's capital who officials said was demanding the implementation of Islamic law. (AP Photo)

  • The man then got out of his car and using his wife as an intermediary to pass on notes to police began swinging his weapons around and demanding to see senior officers. (AP Photo)
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    The man then got out of his car and using his wife as an intermediary to pass on notes to police began swinging his weapons around and demanding to see senior officers. (AP Photo)

  • The stand off closed a part of central Islamabad. It was screened live on at least two Pakistani television stations. (AP Photo)
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    The stand off closed a part of central Islamabad. It was screened live on at least two Pakistani television stations. (AP Photo)

  • The gunman was shot in the leg by police after a politician had tried to disarm him and was himself shot. (AP Photo)
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    The gunman was shot in the leg by police after a politician had tried to disarm him and was himself shot. (AP Photo)

  • Pakistani security officers examine the car of Pakistani gunman Mohammad Sikandar, who was shot and wounded in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Police shot and wounded an armed motorist in Pakistan's capital Thursday after an hours long standoff broadcast live on TV, during which he demanded the implementation of Islamic law in the country. (AP Photo)
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    Pakistani security officers examine the car of Pakistani gunman Mohammad Sikandar, who was shot and wounded in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Police shot and wounded an armed motorist in Pakistan's capital Thursday after an hours long standoff broadcast live on TV, during which he demanded the implementation of Islamic law in the country. (AP Photo)

  • Farwa, daughter of Pakistani gunman Mohammad Sikandar, sits in a police vehicle after her father was shot and wounded in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Police shot and wounded an armed motorist in Pakistan's capital Thursday after an hours long standoff broadcast live on TV, during which he demanded the implementation of Islamic law in the country. (AP Photo)
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    Farwa, daughter of Pakistani gunman Mohammad Sikandar, sits in a police vehicle after her father was shot and wounded in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Police shot and wounded an armed motorist in Pakistan's capital Thursday after an hours long standoff broadcast live on TV, during which he demanded the implementation of Islamic law in the country. (AP Photo)

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