Libyan anti-poll protester shot dead in clash

By REUTERS
July 7, 2012 20:47

 
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BENGHAZI - An anti-election protester was shot dead in Libya's eastern town of Ajdabiya on Saturday when he tried to steal a ballot box from a polling station, a local security official said.

It was the first death reported on the day of Libya's first free national poll in 60 years. Ajdabiya has been a focus of protests against the election by easterners who say the vote is a sham and want more autonomy for their region.

The official said by telephone that the protester was killed in an exchange of fire with local people trying to prevent the election of a new national assembly from being disrupted.

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