Honduras election: Opposition leader Nasralla claims victory

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With more than 70 percent of votes counted, a left-wing television host is on track to win Honduras's presidential election, dashing the hopes of Honduras' current leader.

Salvador Nasralla is five points ahead of the incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who remains waiting for the final vote.

Hours after polls closed both leading candidates claimed victory. And candidate Luis Zelaya from the Liberal party conceded, saying Nasrallah had won the election.

The electoral tribunal said it would wait until all the ballots reached the capital and every one was counted ... and that could take a few more days.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Tegucigalpa.

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