Source: Mehr News Agency photographers
People across Iran went to the voting stations on Friday to cast their vote in the the presidential and municipal elections. Election centres opened their doors at 8 AM local time. 50 million Iranians are said to be eligible to vote in these elections. Eight men were approved by the Guardian Council to run for president, out of which two have dropped out of the race.
Here are some snapshots from voting in different Iranian cities:
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