Afghan Taliban step up attacks on election officials, voters

By Reuters | Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:06 PM

By Jessica Donati

KABUL, March 13 (Reuters) - Taliban militants are stepping up efforts to destabilise Afghanistan ahead of next month's presidential vote, kidnapping election workers and executing villagers at random to scare people off voting, officials and campaigners said.

The attacks follow the Taliban's warning on Monday that it would use its "full force" against anyone who takes part in the ...

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