• publish: 17 April 2018
  • time: 9:34 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 6398
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3 IEC staff members & 2 policemen abducted from a voter registration center

According to officials, Taliban insurgents abduct three IEC voter registration employees along with two policemen in Ferozkoh City, the center of Ghor province.

According to Eqbal Nezami, the Ghor police spokesman, the five were kidnapped from a voter registration center in the city.

Officials confirmed the Taliban first carried out an attack on the registration center in Ferozkoh City before abducting the three IEC staff members and the two policemen.

No further details were given and the Taliban has not commented.

The voter registration process was officially launched on Saturday. Since then voter registration turnout has been low but IEC officials are optimistic that the numbers will pick up.

 

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