Turnout stays at 45 per cent in WJ polls

    KABUL (SW) -Voting concluded on the second and final day for the long-due Wolesi Jirga (lower house) elections at 18:00hrs.

    DEVELOPING: Round-up of the Wolesi Jirga Elections 2018

    KABUL (SW) – The long-due Wolesi Jirga (lower house) elections finally took place after a delay of three years, but since the beginning of the process, complaints have been raised about delays and glitches in the process extended to a second day.

    IED explosion kills 11 people in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (SW) – At least 11 people got killed in a roadside blast in Achin district of Nangarhar province on Saturday.

    Taliban attack Imam Saheb district in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ (SW) – The Taliban rebels stormed the district headquarters of Imam Saheb in Kunduz province on Sunday.

    11 Taliban rebels killed in Zabul

    ZABUL (SW) - At least 11 Taliban rebels wishing to disrupt electoral process got killed in air raids conducted by the U.S. forces, an official in Zabul claimed on Saturday.


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