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Video: Afghans dismiss runoff vote
Afghans say they have few hopes for November's second round poll.
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2009 22:43 GMT

In Afghanistan, preparations are under way for a runoff vote between Hamid Karzai, the incumbent president, and Abdullah Abdullah, his rival.

The original poll was tainted by evidence of mass fraud and corruption and disrupted by threats and Taliban violence.

As Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Kabul, the capital, that has left many Afghans less than enthusiastic about the prospects for the second round.

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