Algeria: Presidential Election Turnout Fairly Low as Protests Continue – Observers

[VOA] Cairo -Observers in Algeria say turnout has been fairly low for Thursday’s presidential election, amid reports on social media of scattered violence and large protests in various parts of the country. The official election commission reported that turnout stood at over 7% at 11 a.m. local time, with several Algerian media outlets reporting that turnout had reached approximately 20% by late afternoon.

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