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Pakistan's ballot papers weighed 650 tonnes

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10:34
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Pakistan`s ballot papers weighed 650 tonnes Islamabad: The ballot papers used in the Pakistan polls Saturday weighed a staggering 650 tonnes, an official said.

Pakistan`s ballot papers weighed 650 tonnes Soldiers had provided security cover since April 19 to five printing presses where ballot papers had been printed, a military official told Dawn.

They transported 650 tonnes of ballot papers to the districts concerned and their polling stations.

Pakistan`s ballot papers weighed 650 tonnes Fifty army helicopters flew for 347 hours to carry the ballot papers.

Pakistan went to polls Saturday amid a threat from the Taliban which vowed to carry out terror strikes.

IANS

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