Security tight as election materials land in Afghanistan

Materials arrive before presidential elections and under guard due to past Taliban threats.

    Election material has arrived in Afghanistan for the presidential vote which is just over two weeks away.

    With the US-Taliban talks over, for now, the Afghan government has scheduled presidential elections on September 28.

    But escorting the material safely is a priority for security forces who want to shield it from the Taliban, who is against the Afghan people participating.

    Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports from Kabul.


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