An elderly Pakistani woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 11, 2013. Defying the danger of militant attacks, Pakistanis streamed to the polls Saturday for a historic vote pitting a former cricket star against a two-time prime minister and an unpopular incumbent. But attacks that killed and wounded dozens of people underlined the risks many people took just casting their ballots. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
Pakistanis streamed to the polls Saturday in a historic vote despite a series of violent attacks that has killed over 130 people in recent weeks.
It is the first time in the nation's history that an elected government is fulfilling its term and handing over power to another. Pakistan has seen three military coups.
Here are some images from regions across the nation on election day.
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