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Pakistan army troops patrol the streets ahead of elections in downtown Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Pakistani authorities decided to deploy army troops to sensitive areas during the re-elections in constituencies vacated by parliamentarian elected on multiple seats, to avert any attempt of terrorism and violence. Elections will be held Aug. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
Photo by Mohammad Sajjad
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