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Published: Saturday April 5, 2014 MYT 11:05:02 PM
Updated: Saturday April 5, 2014 MYT 11:05:55 PM

Afghan election scores 58 percent turnout - commission chief

KABUL (Reuters) - Turnout from Afghanistan's presidential election was seven million out of 12 million eligible voters, or about 58 percent, election commission chief Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani said on Saturday.

Nuristani told reporters the figure of seven million was based on preliminary estimates.

(Reporting by Hamid Shalizi Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)

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