Pakistan deploys troops to halt unrest after ex-Prime Minister Khan is ordered held on new charges

A supporter of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan throws a stone towards police officers after they set fire to a pile of tires during clashes Wednesday in Islamabad, Pakistan. (AP Photo)

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s government called out the military Wednesday in areas roiled by deadly violence following the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, who was dragged from a courtroom and ordered held for another eight days on new corruption charges that outraged his supporters and deepened the country’s political turmoil.