Calls to annul Afghan polls grow

Many candidates are taking to the streets to express their dissatisfaction with the September vote.

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    Dissatisfaction is mounting in Afghanistan over the parliamentary elections held in September.

    Many candidates who took part claim there was widespread fraud and vote-rigging. And as Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Kabul, the Afghan capital, they are taking to the streets to make their voices heard.

    The calls come against a backdrop of continued violence in the country. In the latest attack, five civilians died after their vehicle hit a landmine in Helmand province on Sunday.

    Officials said seven others were injured in the blast, including two children. The injured were being treated in hospital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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