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Afghanistan tightens election security after Abdullah attack

By Reuters | Sun, 8 Jun 2014 08:12 AM
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KABUL, June 8 (Reuters) - Security is being ramped up so the two candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election run-off next week can continue campaigning after an attack on one of them killed 12 people, an Interior Ministry spokesman said Sunday.

Front-runner Abdullah Abdullah escaped an assassination attempt on Friday when two bombs blew up outside a hotel where he had just staged a rally. One of the ...

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