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Iran President Rouhani leading in election: official

AFP  |  Tehran 

President Hassan Rouhani was leading in Iran's with more than half of votes counted on Saturday, the head of the committee announced.

Out of 25.9 million votes counted, Rouhani had 14.6 million and his hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi 10.1 million, said Ali Asghar Ahmadi on state television.

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 10:57 IST