Bomb defused outside a polling station in Delta’s Dakahlia
Egyptian security forces secure the Parliamentary elections - YOUM7

CAIRO: A roadside bomb was defused outside a polling station during the second phase of 2015 parliament elections in Meet al-Karma village in northeast Dakahlia governorate, 120km from Cairo, Youm7 reported security official Monday.

Dakahlia is home to 3 million eligible voters over 795 polling stations, who will elect 29 out of 394 independent candidates and one out of four lists.

More than 28 million voters are eligible to vote in 13 governorates of Cairo, Qalubia, Dakahlia, Menoufia, Gharbia, Kafr El-Sheikh, Sharqia, Damietta, Port Said, Ismailia, Suez, North Sinai, and South Sinai.

Egypt’s House of Representatives will comprise of 596 members, with 448 to be elected as independents, 120 through the winner-take-all party lists system, with 28 seats to be appointed by the president, HEC said.

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