Egyptians vote in presidential election run off


Egyptians begin voting in a two-day run-off election to choose their first freely-elected president.

Mohammed Mursi, head of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, goes up against Ahmed Shafiq, Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister.

The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has promised to hand over power to the winner by 1 July at the latest.

Lyse Doucet reports.

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