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Polling stations close in critical Turkey vote

AFP , Sunday 1 Nov 2015
Turkey election
People arrive and wait outside a polling station to cast their vote in Cizre, in Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 (Photo: AP)
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Polls closed in Turkey's crucial parliamentary election on Sunday, the second in five months after the ruling party was stripped of its majority in a June vote.

More than 54 million people were registered to vote and polling stations visited by AFP journalists reported high turnout.

Exit polls are banned however and official results are not expected until at least 1800 GMT.

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