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This week's election in Zimbabwe was "seriously compromised" with up to a million people prevented from voting, the country's largest observer group said Thursday.
Most of those turned away were in urban areas, where support for Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is strong, said the Zimbabwe Election Support Network.
It noted that fewer voters were rejected in rural areas, seen as strongholds of President Robert Mugabe.
Mr Tsvangirai later described Wednesday's poll as a "huge farce".
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