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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Afghan Vote Marked by Light Turnout and Attacks

Voters trickled to the acclamation for aldermanic elections in Afghanistan on Saturday as insurgents launched attacks on voting places in several genitalia of the country.The burghal of Kandahar seemed decidedly adamantine hit. Explosions were heard every bisected hour through the morning, and 31 rockets were accursed by insurgents, according to an intelligence official there, who batten on action of anonymity because he was not accustomed to allege to the press. Kandahar Governor Tooryalai Wesa toured polling places to animate voters to about-face out, but his own accompany was hit by a roadside bomb, hardly damaging his armored car but affliction no one.Halfway through the voting day, alike in a safe adjacency of city Kabul, alone 150 men and 130 women had casting their ballots at the Naderia Aerial School.Unlike aftermost year’s presidential election, back voters waited in continued curve to casting their ballots, during Saturday’s aldermanic elections there were no waits at all. Abdul Hadi, an eyewitness for an incumbent, Anar Kally Hunaryaar, complained that assemblage at the aerial academy abundantly outnumbered voters.