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Price of a voter card in Afghanistan? Taliban offer $5

By Reuters | Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:09 PM
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By Hamid Shalizi

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, April 4 (Reuters) - The Taliban have launched a violent campaign to disrupt this weekend's presidential election in Afghanistan, but in a restive eastern corner of the country they are paying villagers to surrender their voting cards.

Residents in Nangarhar province, which lies on the border with Pakistan, said local Taliban militants have been offering voters...

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