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Libya election: Voting begins in historic election

7 July 2012 Last updated at 14:56 BST

Libyans are voting in their first free election for more than 60 years.

Saturday's poll is to select a temporary assembly, which will have the task of picking a cabinet and a prime minister.

But the vote has been overshadowed by violence and deep regional divisions, with some people in eastern Libya concerned that the oil-rich area will be under-represented in the assembly.

Wyre Davies reports.