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View from a polling station as Yemen votes to oust Saleh

People in Yemen have been voting to elect a new president to replace veteran leader Ali Abdullah Saleh.

They are expected to rubber-stamp Vice-President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi who is the only candidate in Tuesday's poll.

The poll comes after a year of violent anti-government protests in the Arabian peninsula's poorest country.

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield Hayes reports from a polling station in Sanaa.

  • 21 Feb 2012
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