Mohammed Mursi
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Mohammed Mursi wins Egyptian presidency

Mohammed Mursi has been declared the winner of Egypt's presidential run-off, beating former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq.

Mr Mursi won 51.73% of the vote, according to the Higher Presidential Election Commission.

There were scenes of celebration in Cairo's Tahrir Square by Mr Mursi's supporters following the announcement.

Shaimaa Khalil reports.

  • 24 Jun 2012