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Pakistan's Imran Khan leaves hospital after fall

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Pakistani politician Imran Khan left hospital Wednesday, two weeks after breaking bones in his back in a fall at a rally for the country's general election, where his party scored a major breakthrough. 

Photo released by the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital (SKMH) shows Pakistani politician Imran Khan, the head of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party, leaving the hospital in Lahore on May 22, 2013. Khan left hospital Wednesday, two weeks after breaking bones in his back in a fall at a rally for the country's general election, where his party scored a major breakthrough.

The 60-year-old was ordered to remain immobile in bed after he fractured vertebrae and a rib in a dramatic tumble from a hoist lifting him to a stage just days before the May 11 general election.

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