Taliban kills 8 election commission employees in south Afghanistan

By REUTERS
June 30, 2019 11:31
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KABUL - Taliban fighters killed eight election commission employees on Saturday night inside a district center in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, officials said on Sunday.


The employees of the Independent Election Commission were stationed at the government office in Maruf district to register voters when fighters of the hardline Islamist group launched an attack.

Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.


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