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Tuesday, 30 April, 2002, 14:00 GMT 15:00 UK
In pictures: Pakistan votes on Musharraf
Pakistanis are voting in a referendum to decide whether to grant President Pervez Musharraf another five years in office.

Turnout has been patchy, with queues winding outside some polling stations while others stand empty.

Left: General Musharraf with his mother, left, and his wife; Right: Students cast their votes in Karachi
As Pakistanis voted, General Musharraf, who went to the polling station with his wife and mother (left) was confident

Eunuchs dance, celebrating the referendum outside the polling station where General Musharraf cast his vote
Eunuchs celebrated the referendum outside the polling station where General Musharraf was voting

Officers man an empty polling station in central Karachi
Turnout was low in some places, where people adhered to the opposition's boycott...

Left: Women queue up to vote in Rawalpindi, Pakistan; Right: Men line up in Karachi
... but voters were queuing up outside other polling stations

Women voters show identity cards to a polling officer to cast their vote inside a polling station in Lahore
Many of the polling stations were segregated for men and women voters

Pakistani soldiers patrol in Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Pakistani security forces were deployed to keep the peace

A government worker shows her ID before entering a polling station in Islamabad
Although IDs were checked at the entrance to some polling booths, there were fears of rigging
See also:

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Pakistan prepares to vote
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Musharraf 'ready' for another term
22 Apr 02 | South Asia
Court examines Musharraf poll
05 Apr 02 | South Asia
Analysis: Musharraf's referendum gamble
03 Apr 02 | South Asia
Musharraf goes for 'Zia option'
03 Apr 02 | South Asia
Musharraf poll approved
29 Apr 02 | South Asia
Q&A: Pakistan referendum
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