Afghanistan polling booth comes under rocket attack

Afghanistan polling booth comes under rocket attack


"The rocket attack happened minutes after the beginning of the vote and forced the voters to run away but after a while they came to the line and resumed voting," police chief of Ghazni province Khayal Baz Shirzoi said.

He put the attack on "the enemies of peace", a term used for Taliban militants.

Afghanistan's second presidential and provincial councils' election in the post-Taliban country began at 7 a.m. (0230 GMT) amid tight security and will last till 4 p.m. (1130 GMT).

Taliban militants have vowed to derail the process.

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