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UPDATE 2-Iraqi election commission says Kirkuk voting stations under siege, staff inside

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By Ulf Laessing
BAGHDAD, May 16 (Reuters) - Gunmen in the northern Iraqi
city of Kirkuk were on Wednesday besieging several polling
stations containing election staff, four days after a national
vote, the head of the electoral commission said.
Riyadh al-Badran said the gunmen, whom he did not identify,
were putting pressure on the commission to change the election
results in the multi-eth ...