Libyans vote for the first time in 60 years

Jul 08, 2012, 09:58 IST | Agencies

Joyful Libyans parted with the legacy of Muammar Gaddafi's dictatorship on Saturday as they voted in the first free national election in 60 years

But in the eastern city of Benghazi, protestors stormed polling stations and burned hundreds of ballot papers. 

Libyans are choosing a 200-member assembly, which will elect a Prime Minister and a cabinet before conduction full parliamentary elections next year under a new constitution.

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