Afghanistan: more than 30 people died in attacks on presidential election day

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — At least 32 people died, another 123 people were injured in Afghanistan as a result of 113 attacks on the day of the presidential election, the local agency Pajhwok reports.

According to him, the Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for 64 attacks.

Earlier, the Khaama Press agency reported that on the day of the presidential election, Afghan special services eliminated 34 Taliban militants, and another 18 Taliban were detained.

In Afghanistan, the presidential election took place on Saturday.

Voting took place with enhanced security measures amid a statement by the radical Taliban group about its intention to disrupt the vote.

However, there were no reports of major attacks, similar to those that occurred in the previous two weeks. Dozens of people became victims of several terrorist attacks in September; the Taliban claimed responsibility for them.


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