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In pictures: Musharraf wins vote

Pakistani lawmaker votes in Peshawar

Lawmakers in Pakistan's parliament and provincial assemblies have re-elected Pervez Musharraf as president in a controversial vote.

Supporters of Gen Musharraf in Islamabad

Supporters of the general in Islamabad celebrated the sweeping victory.

Opponents of Gen Musharraf in Islamabad

However, opponents said the vote was unconstitutional and the Supreme Court has still to rule on its legitimacy.

Opponent of Gen Musharraf held in Karachi

Tensions ran high across the country - here a plain-clothes officer detains a man in Karachi.

Pakistan's paramilitary troops patrol in Karachi

The security presence was high - particularly in the capital.

Media surround a Pakistani lawmaker in Islamabad

The media interest was similarly huge. Pakistan is waiting to see whether the president will quit his army role and what part returning ex-PM Benazir Bhutto will play.

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