Armed opposition claims massive attacks on election day
Reporter: Latifa Sahil
While the Afghan government has succeeded in holding the presidential election and despite all the security threats the citizens have been able to use their votes for electing a new leader of the country, the armed opposition now claimed more than 300 attacks on polling stations were launched by their fighters during the elections. Citizens are barred from participating in the election process. But according to government statistics at 28. September, armed opposition have launched serious campaigns to prevent citizens from participating in the election process.
According to official reports of the Afghan government, the Taliban had launched more than 100 panic-related incidents across the country, but the casualties of the attacks have been few. At the same time, armed opposition to terrorize citizens, using sound bombs and explosions, failed to pose a serious threat to more than 75 percent of polling stations.