Algerian anti-government protesters stormed a polling station in central Algiers on Thursday, forcing a half-hour suspension of voting there, an AFP journalist witnessed.
Polls opened in Algeria on Thursday in a presidential election bitterly opposed by a protest movement that sees it as a regime ploy to cling on to power.
Five candidates are in the running, all of them widely rejected as “children of the regime” of Bouteflika, whom people power ousted in April after two decades in office.
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