An Egyptian voter selects a candidate at a polling station in the Cairo
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Egypt extends election to third day amidst low turnout reports

The authorities in Egypt have extended voting in the presidential election to a third day, following reports of an unexpectedly low turnout so far.

The clear frontrunner is the former head of the army, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted the elected President Mohammed Morsi last year.

His only challenger is the leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi.

Orla Guerin reports from Cairo.

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