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Cliff-hanger vote for El Salvador


The people of El Salvador are voting in what is expected to be a closely fought presidential election.

Voting stations opened amid final opinion polls which suggested Mauricio Funes, the candidate of the ex-rebel FMLN, had a slight lead.

Ashleigh Nghiem reports.

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