Afghanistan's delayed election results raising concerns

Afghanistan's Election Commission is struggling to meet its own deadline to announce preliminary results of last month's presidential poll.

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    The government blames Taliban attacks and threats for a low voter turnout of an roughly 26 percent of the more than nine million registered voters.

    Officials say biometric data machines supposed to prevent fraud have complicated and delayed the process.

    And that has left many people saying they will not be able to trust the official results.

    Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley reports.


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