Pakistan PM arrested, protests flare

The Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case that led thousands of protesters to storm the capital. In recent turmoil, 115 people were killed in twin bombings in two Pakistani cities in one of the country's bloodiest days in history, with 81 casualties caused by sectarian attacks in

Quetta.

Pakistani villagers comfort a man mourning over the death of a family member, outside the governor's house in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Hundreds of villagers from northwest Pakistan protested Wednesday the killing of 18 of their relatives in an overnight raid that they blamed on security forces, displaying the bodies of the victims in the provincial capital. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
Pakistani villagers comfort a man mourning over the death of a family member, outside the governor's house in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Hundreds of villagers from northwest Pakistan protested Wednesday the killing of 18 of their relatives in an overnight raid that they blamed on security forces, displaying the bodies of the victims in the provincial capital. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
Pakistani villagers comfort a man mourning over the death of a family member, outside the governor's house in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Hundreds of villagers from northwest Pakistan protested Wednesday the killing of 18 of their relatives in an overnight raid that they blamed on security forces, displaying the bodies of the victims in the provincial capital. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
Women supporters of Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri listen to speech of Qadri at an anti-government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Pakistan's leaders received a powerful one-two punch Tuesday as the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case and the firebrand cleric led thousands of protesters another day of anti-government demonstrations in the capital. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Women supporters of Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri listen to speech of Qadri at an anti-government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Pakistan's leaders received a powerful one-two punch Tuesday as the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case and the firebrand cleric led thousands of protesters another day of anti-government demonstrations in the capital. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Women supporters of Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri listen to speech of Qadri at an anti-government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Pakistan's leaders received a powerful one-two punch Tuesday as the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case and the firebrand cleric led thousands of protesters another day of anti-government demonstrations in the capital. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
A Pakistani boy holds a placard during an anti-government rally called by Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Pakistan's leaders received a powerful one-two punch Tuesday as the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case and the firebrand cleric led thousands of protesters in another day of anti-government demonstrations in the capital. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
A Pakistani boy holds a placard during an anti-government rally called by Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Pakistan's leaders received a powerful one-two punch Tuesday as the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case and the firebrand cleric led thousands of protesters in another day of anti-government demonstrations in the capital. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
A Pakistani boy holds a placard during an anti-government rally called by Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Pakistan's leaders received a powerful one-two punch Tuesday as the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister in a corruption case and the firebrand cleric led thousands of protesters in another day of anti-government demonstrations in the capital. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Family members of Pakistani Shiite Muslims killed in Thursday's deadly bombings, protest in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Thousands of Shiites protested in Quetta for a third day Sunday, pressing their demands for greater security by blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relatives killed in the attack on the billiards hall. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
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Family members of Pakistani Shiite Muslims killed in Thursday's deadly bombings, protest in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Thousands of Shiites protested in Quetta for a third day Sunday, pressing their demands for greater security by blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relatives killed in the attack on the billiards hall. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Pakistani Shiite Muslim women participate in a rally to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a third day blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relative killed in explosions to demand better security from the government. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
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Pakistani Shiite Muslim women participate in a rally to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a third day blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relative killed in explosions to demand better security from the government. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Pakistani Shiite Muslims gather around a burning billboard after setting it on fire during a rally to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a third day blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relative killed in explosions to demand better security from the government. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
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Pakistani Shiite Muslims gather around a burning billboard after setting it on fire during a rally to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a third day blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relative killed in explosions to demand better security from the government. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
A Pakistani Shiite Muslim girl, takes part in a protest to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a second day on Saturday, blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relatives killed in explosions to demand better security from the government. Girl has "kill me," partially blocked, painted on her face. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
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A Pakistani Shiite Muslim girl, takes part in a protest to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a second day on Saturday, blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relatives killed in explosions to demand better security from the government. Girl has "kill me," partially blocked, painted on her face. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
Pakistani Shiite Muslims chant slogans during a rally to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a third day blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relative killed in explosions to demand better security from the government. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
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Pakistani Shiite Muslims chant slogans during a rally to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Thousands of Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a third day blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relative killed in explosions to demand better security from the government. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
A Pakistani paramilitary soldier and local residents gather at the site of bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
A Pakistani paramilitary soldier and local residents gather at the site of bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
A Pakistani paramilitary soldier and local residents gather at the site of bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Pakistani police officers and local residents gather at the site of bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Pakistani police officers and local residents gather at the site of bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Pakistani police officers and local residents gather at the site of bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Pakistani volunteers rush an injured victim from a bomb blast to a local hospital for treatment in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Pakistani volunteers rush an injured victim from a bomb blast to a local hospital for treatment in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Pakistani volunteers rush an injured victim from a bomb blast to a local hospital for treatment in Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. A bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers killed scores of people in southwest Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

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