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  7/8/2012, Tammuz 18, 5772

Libya: Man Shot Dead Trying to Steal Ballot Box

A man who tried to steal a ballot box was shot dead in eastern Libya on Saturday night. Two other people were wounded in the exchange of gunfire.

This is the first death reported on the day of Libya’s first free elections in 60 years. The wounded and dead are members of a group of demonstrators who claim that the elections are fraudulent.