Gallery: Second day of voting in Egyptian elections
ByREUTERS
29 November 2011 13:49
Egyptians vote on second day of parliamentary election, first of its kind since former president Mubarak's ouster.

Egyptians voting 311 R. (photo credit:REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah)

Egyptians voted for a second day on Tuesday in an election that Islamists hope will bring them closer to power even though the army generals who took over from Hosni Mubarak have yet to step aside.

The parliamentary poll, the first since a popular uprising toppled Mubarak in February, has confounded fears of violence after a week of riots against army rule in which 42 people were killed.


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Monitors said turnout was high on the first day, although no official figure has yet been released. They reported logistical hiccups and campaign violations but no serious violence.


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