Bomb explodes outside Egypt polling station

2014-05-26 09:32
Bomb blast. (File, AP)

Bomb blast. (File, AP)

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Cairo - A homemade bomb exploded outside a polling station in the Egyptian city of El-Mahalla El-Kubra on Monday, state TV reported, on the first day of voting in presidential elections.

Egypt has faced a surge in violence after the army ousted the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi in July following mass protests against his rule and announced a roadmap that would see presidential and parliamentary elections this year.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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