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Egyptian expats throng missions on day 3 of poll.

Egyptian expatriates residing in the UAE thronged their diplomatic missions on Saturday, the third day of the historic presidential elections 2014 to select their upcoming president.

Shuaib AbdulFattah, media counselor at embassy of Egypt in Abu Dhabi, said the number of Egyptian expatriates, who visited the diplomatic missions, has exceeded expectations.

"Voters queued up outside the premises of the embassy waiting for their turn to cast vote. The line stretched to the main and side streets surrounding the embassy premises," said Shuaib.

"Despite the crowd that thronged the consulate, no untoward incident happened here," Shuaib affirmed.

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Date:May 17, 2014
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