Multiple Blasts Hit Polling Centres In Afghanistan's Kabul: Officials
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 1:31 PM
Multiple explosions rocked polling centres across Kabul, as voters cast their ballots in long-delayed legislative-elections. Voters were seen fleeing a-school in north of Afghan-capital after a blast, an AFP correspondent-said, with witnesses reporting explosions at other polling-centres. A man told "he was trying to vote but then had to run for his life after the blast" at school that had been turned into a-polling-centre.
Afghan election candidate killed by bomb under office chair
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 9:27 PM
An Afghan lawmaker contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections was among four people killed on Wednesday by a bomb planted under his office chair. Abdul Jabar Qahraman became the 10th candidate to be killed in the past two months. The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast, saying, "We have killed Qahraman, a renowned communist."