Violence hitting Afghanistan ahead of presidential elections

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Afghan presidential elections is taking place in a week, but Violence is hitting all over Afghanistan and especially Kabul ahead of the presidential elections. 3 deadly suicide attacks has shacked capital Kabul in the last two weeks claiming lives of dozens of Afghans and foreign aid workers and leaving many injured.

The worst of the attacks took place on 21st March 2014 when four Teenage Taliban gunmen  slipped into a top luxury hotel in Kabul. who shot and killed two young girls along with seven other civilians. Six others were injured.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/21/taliban-gunmen-kill-nine-kabul-serena-hotel

Another group of Taliban ambushed the election commission office in Capital Kabul. Two policemen were killed and two others wounded in the battle with the insurgents, the interior ministry said, adding that five gunmen were also dead.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26727268

They very recent of the attacks took place today on a foreign guest house. there is not exact news of the casualties so far, reports suggest a small girl has been killed following the attack.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26789091

 

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About Abdul Ghafoor

Abdul Ghafoor is a refugee rights activist and blogger stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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