Kashmiri Muslim women stand in a queue as they wait to cast their votes during the sixth phase of state assembly elections in Shangus Anantnag south of Srinagar on December 17, 2008. Separatist politicians and rebels have called for a poll boycott, arguing elections strengthen New Delhi's hold over the disputed Muslim-majority region. However, voters still turned up at polling booths. The Islamic militant group blamed for last month's attacks in Mumbai has vowed to continue its armed struggle against India's hold over a part of the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir. By Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty.
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