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Street battles rock Egypt vote
Violence erupts outside polling station in Alexandria as Egypt votes for new parliament.
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2010 18:13 GMT


Stone-throwing supporters of rival candidates have clashed outside a polling station in Alexandria during parliamentary elections in Egypt on Sunday.

The violence came as many members of the Muslim Brotherhood, the country's largest opposition group, accused the ruling party of vote rigging and intimidation.

Jacky Rowland reports from Alexandria, a Brotherhood stronghold.

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Al Jazeera
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