Four Die in Egyptian Election-Related Clashes
Two men were shot dead by police Tuesday in clashes between voters and security forces in a village north of Cairo where two others died earlier.
A 22-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy were killed Tuesday by police gunfire during clashes between voters and security forces in a village north of Cairo on the final day of elections, hospital sources said.
The deaths brought the number of those killed during a month of legislative elections to at least 14, compared with around 60 during the previous elections in 1995.
The last 125 seats in the 454-member assembly were up for grabs after a four-week election hailed as the freest in years, notwithstanding opposition charges of strong-arm tactics by the police and others.
Polling stations opened at 8:00 am (0600 GMT) in the capital Cairo and seven other of the country's 26 governorates: Asyut, Beni Sueif, Giza, Marsa Matruh, Minya, New Valley and Qalyubiya - CAIRO (AFP)
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