Early results are indicating that the ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) of Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani have won control of the Azad Jammu & Kashmir State.

Unofficial reports are saying that the PPP took 21 seats with the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) taking eight seats and the Muslim Conference (ML) four seats; Independents are thought to have taken two seats.

There were widespread reports of vote rigging and violence with at least one dead.

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