Today – May 11, 2013, Pakistan went to polls as early as 8am. Whatever followed will be discussed another time, another place. The subsequent scenarios from today (May 11) compiled by Agencies and Dawn.com are anything but your avergage-joe-voting-photos. – Text by Dawn.com, photos/captions by Agencies.
A Pakistani boy cries next to the site of a bomb blast outside a polling station in Peshawar.
Security officials and residents are seen through the shattered windscreen of a damaged vehicle at the site of a bomb attack in Karachi.
Pakistani voters stand in a queue waiting for their turn outside a polling station in Islamabad.
A Pakistani voter crosses a bridge as he arrives to cast his vote while other stands in a queue outside a polling station in Islamabad.
A European Election Observation Mission official (C) monitors polling as female voters (L) wait for their turn to cast their vote at a polling station in Islamabad.
Pakistani political party activists clash near a womens polling station after an incident during voting for the general election in Rawalpindi.
Pakistani youth supporters of former cricket star-turned-politician, and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Imran Khan, chant slogans in Khan's support near a polling station in Rawalpindi.
Mohammad Ahmed, 1, with his head painted with the flag and name of Pakistan's Tehrik-i-Insaf party (PTI) waits in his stroller as his mother (not pictured) waits for her turn to cast her vote at a polling station in Karachi.
A Pakistani girl stands between women waiting to enter a polling station to cast their ballots, in Rawalpindi.
Activists of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) parties carry posters and flags as they drive during the general election in Rawalpindi.
Broken bangles and shells seen after rangers fired aerial shots to disperse Jamaat-e-Islami workers’ protests.