One Egyptian killed, four injured in electoral violence near Cairo
One person was shot dead Wednesday and another four wounded at a polling office near Cairo after a dispute broke out between relatives of different parliamentary candidates, police said.
Tawfiq Mohamed Nasser, relative of a candidate for Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party died after being shot by a relative of the other candidate, an independent, in Mazghuna, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Cairo, the police said.
Nasser's death brings to nine the total number of fatalities since the three-phase legislative election began on October 18. Dozens of people have also been wounded in election-related violence since then.
In a separate incident Wednesday, 56 people, including 16 children, were treated in hospital after having been overwhelmed by teargas fired by police to disperse voters in the Chubra district of northern Cairo -- CAIRO (AFP)
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