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In pictures: Pakistan's turbulent campaign
Candidates criss-cross the country as Pakistan suffers from one of its worst bouts of pre-poll violence.
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A young supporter of the Jamaat Ulema-e-Islami-Nazriati (JUI-N), a religious political party, sits in a campaign office in Quetta.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Campaigning may be muted in places like Quetta that have been hit by pre-poll violence, but evidence of the campaign is to be found everywhere.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Workers of the Awami National Party (ANP) sit at a campaign office in Quetta, despite repeated threats and attacks against the party by the Taliban.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Shops such as this one in Quetta's Liaquat Bazaar sell materials for every party - including the Sunni hardline group Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat, whose flag is shown on the cap to the near right.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Supporters of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ), a hardline Sunni party, hold a rally in Quetta, shouting slogans including "Infidels! Infidels! Shia [are] infidels!"


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Talal Bugti, the son of slain Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti and leader of his faction of the Jamhoori Watan Party, holds a press conference in Quetta.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Election symbols play an important role in Pakistani electioneering - the tiger is the symbol of the PML-N, and there are plenty of stuffed toys at most PML-N rallies.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
This election has been getting unprecedented coverage, as Pakistan's vibrant news media has gone into overdrive to cover every rally - major or minor.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
The incumbent Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has been holding a muted election campaign in the face of serious threats from the Taliban. Much of its campaigning is based on small events such as this one, in a suburb of Sialkot.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Imran Khan kickstarted the election season into high gear by keeping up a frenetic pace of campaigning - at one point addressing 78 rallies in the space of 16 days.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Imran Khan has been addressing rallies of thousands all over the country - though primarily across Punjab province and in parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.


Asad Hashim/Al Jazeera
Crowds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters celebrate outside the Shaukat Khanum hospital as news filters out that Imran Khan, their leader, is not in serious danger, after having fallen four metres at a rally hours earlier.



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A young supporter of the Jamaat Ulema-e-Islami-Nazriati (JUI-N), a religious political party, sits in a campaign office in Quetta.;*;Campaigning may be muted in places like Quetta that have been hit by pre-poll violence, but evidence of the campaign is to be found everywhere.;*;Workers of the Awami National Party (ANP) sit at a campaign office in Quetta, despite repeated threats and attacks against the party by the Taliban.;*;Shops such as this one in Quetta\(***)s Liaquat Bazaar sell materials for every party - including the Sunni hardline group Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat, whose flag is shown on the cap to the near right.;*;Supporters of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ), a hardline Sunni party, hold a rally in Quetta, shouting slogans including "Infidels! Infidels! Shia [are] infidels!";*;Talal Bugti, the son of slain Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti and leader of his faction of the Jamhoori Watan Party, holds a press conference in Quetta.;*;Election symbols play an important role in Pakistani electioneering - the tiger is the symbol of the PML-N, and there are plenty of stuffed toys at most PML-N rallies.;*;This election has been getting unprecedented coverage, as Pakistan\(***)s vibrant news media has gone into overdrive to cover every rally - major or minor.;*;The incumbent Pakistan People\(***)s Party (PPP) has been holding a muted election campaign in the face of serious threats from the Taliban. Much of its campaigning is based on small events such as this one, in a suburb of Sialkot.;*;Imran Khan kickstarted the election season into high gear by keeping up a frenetic pace of campaigning - at one point addressing 78 rallies in the space of 16 days.;*;Imran Khan has been addressing rallies of thousands all over the country - though primarily across Punjab province and in parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.;*;Crowds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters celebrate outside the Shaukat Khanum hospital as news filters out that Imran Khan, their leader, is not in serious danger, after having fallen four metres at a rally hours earlier. Daylife ID:
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A young supporter of the Jamaat Ulema-e-Islami-Nazriati (JUI-N), a religious political party, sits in a campaign office in Quetta.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0bmf71r1lidsMAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

A young supporter of the Jamaat Ulema-e-Islami-Nazriati (JUI-N), a religious political party, sits in a campaign office in Quetta.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0eIp1d07UK8x5

Campaigning may be muted in places like Quetta that have been hit by pre-poll violence, but evidence of the campaign is to be found everywhere.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0eIp1d07UK8x5Asad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Campaigning may be muted in places like Quetta that have been hit by pre-poll violence, but evidence of the campaign is to be found everywhere.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=04Dkf0w3K32Si

Workers of the Awami National Party (ANP) sit at a campaign office in Quetta, despite repeated threats and attacks against the party by the Taliban.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=04Dkf0w3K32SiAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Workers of the Awami National Party (ANP) sit at a campaign office in Quetta, despite repeated threats and attacks against the party by the Taliban.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=084sgG06HTgUm

Shops such as this one in Quetta's Liaquat Bazaar sell materials for every party - including the Sunni hardline group Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat, whose flag is shown on the cap to the near right.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=084sgG06HTgUmAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Shops such as this one in Quetta's Liaquat Bazaar sell materials for every party - including the Sunni hardline group Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat, whose flag is shown on the cap to the near right.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=05veeiseGL9YE

Supporters of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ), a hardline Sunni party, hold a rally in Quetta, shouting slogans including "Infidels! Infidels! Shia [are] infidels!"

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=05veeiseGL9YEAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Supporters of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ), a hardline Sunni party, hold a rally in Quetta, shouting slogans including "Infidels! Infidels! Shia [are] infidels!"

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=066V8Kd2XV2QM

Talal Bugti, the son of slain Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti and leader of his faction of the Jamhoori Watan Party, holds a press conference in Quetta.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=066V8Kd2XV2QMAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Talal Bugti, the son of slain Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti and leader of his faction of the Jamhoori Watan Party, holds a press conference in Quetta.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=03XYfpU9Zo4aV

Election symbols play an important role in Pakistani electioneering - the tiger is the symbol of the PML-N, and there are plenty of stuffed toys at most PML-N rallies.

Thu, 09 May 2013 11:08:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=03XYfpU9Zo4aVAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Election symbols play an important role in Pakistani electioneering - the tiger is the symbol of the PML-N, and there are plenty of stuffed toys at most PML-N rallies.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0b825PtdTU0CI

This election has been getting unprecedented coverage, as Pakistan's vibrant news media has gone into overdrive to cover every rally - major or minor.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0b825PtdTU0CIAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

This election has been getting unprecedented coverage, as Pakistan's vibrant news media has gone into overdrive to cover every rally - major or minor.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0caQ3OXaEc4RW

The incumbent Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has been holding a muted election campaign in the face of serious threats from the Taliban. Much of its campaigning is based on small events such as this one, in a suburb of Sialkot.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0caQ3OXaEc4RWAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

The incumbent Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has been holding a muted election campaign in the face of serious threats from the Taliban. Much of its campaigning is based on small events such as this one, in a suburb of Sialkot.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0eVp7HBcmVg1P

Imran Khan kickstarted the election season into high gear by keeping up a frenetic pace of campaigning - at one point addressing 78 rallies in the space of 16 days.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0eVp7HBcmVg1PAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Imran Khan kickstarted the election season into high gear by keeping up a frenetic pace of campaigning - at one point addressing 78 rallies in the space of 16 days.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0eiIa0tczJdcU

Imran Khan has been addressing rallies of thousands all over the country - though primarily across Punjab province and in parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Thu, 09 May 2013 11:09:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=0eiIa0tczJdcUAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Imran Khan has been addressing rallies of thousands all over the country - though primarily across Punjab province and in parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=03le8mjdTc74w

Crowds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters celebrate outside the Shaukat Khanum hospital as news filters out that Imran Khan, their leader, is not in serious danger, after having fallen four metres at a rally hours earlier.

Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Pakistan-elections?image_id=03le8mjdTc74wAsad HashimAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Crowds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters celebrate outside the Shaukat Khanum hospital as news filters out that Imran Khan, their leader, is not in serious danger, after having fallen four metres at a rally hours earlier.



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