Parliamentary elections kicked off across Lebanon at 7:00 am on Sunday amid stringent security measures by the Lebanese Army and the Internal Security Forces.

The Interior Ministry has announced that the voting percentage turnout has reached 14.6 % across Lebanon at 11:00 am.

The voting turnout percentages so far are distributed as follows:

Beirut

Beirut I (Ashrafieh, Saifi, Rmeil, Medawar): 9.78%

Beirut II (Ras Beirut, Minet el Hosn, Dar El Mrayse, Mazraa, Msaytbe, Zkak El Blat, Bachoura, Port): 12.80 %

Mount Lebanon

Mount Lebanon I (Keserwan, Jbeil): 13.63 %

Mount Lebanon II (Metn): 18.28 %

Mount Lebanon III (Baabda): 18.16 %

Mount Lebanon IV (Chouf, Aley): 18.02 %

North

North I (Akkar): 10.04%

North II (Tripoli, Minieh, Donniyeh): 10.66%

North III (Zgharta, Bcharre, Koura, Batroun): 20.60 %

Bekaa

Bekaa I (Zahleh): 12.57 %

Bekaa II (West Bekaa, Rachaya): 12.70%

Bekaa III: 15.88%

South

South I (Saida, Jezzine): 15.65 %

South II (Tyre and villages of Saida Al-Zahrani): 13.13 %

SouthIII (Bint Jbeil, Nabatieh, Marjaayoun, Hasbaya): 16.08 %

Source: National News Agency