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12/10/2023, 8:47 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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1st day of elections in Egypt sees high turnout

The first day of Egypt's presidential elections witnessed an unprecedented turnout, according to Executive Director of the National Elections Authority (NEA) Ahmed Bendari.

Over 5 million voters cast their ballots on the opening day, with queues forming outside polling stations in Cairo despite it being a workday in Egypt.

The international body also reported receiving complaints about large crowds at polling station entrances, prompting immediate measures.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / NL