Thousands of Hondurans took to the streets in protest against alleged electoral fraud as vote counting resumed. Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla called the government's move of imposing a 10-day state of emergency an "attempt to seize power."
Television personality Salvador Nasralla, who is rival to incumbent President Hernandez, calls for a repeat of presidential elections under the supervision of an international electoral tribunal.
The government announces a curfew and suspends certain constitutional rights to allow security forces to contain unrest during the protests over a disputed election. At least three people have died.
The delayed presidential vote count sparked unrest amid opposition accusations of electoral fraud.
Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla accuses incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez of trying to steal the country's disputed election by faking poll results.
The election has turned into a showdown between former TV entertainer Salvador Nasralla and President Hernandez who is going for four more years in office despite a constitutional limit of just one term.
Contrary to most recent exit poll prediction, Opposition Alliance candidate Salvador Nasralla leads the election with 45.7 percent.
The poll by a private TV network gives a strong lead to President Hernandez
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