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Deadly attack, low turnout mar Libya election

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A deadly attack on troops and low turnout Wednesday marred Libya's general election on which hopes were pinned of ending three years of turmoil since dictator Moamer Kadhafi's ouster. 

A Libyan woman casts her vote in legislative elections for choosing 200 members of the General National Congress, or parliament, at a polling station in the capital in Tripoli on June 25, 2014

At least three soldiers deployed to provide polling day security in second city Benghazi were killed in what security officials said was an attack on their convoy by Islamist militia.

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