Afghanistan’s presidential candidates fear for safety after attackers kill 20 people on first day of campaigning in Kabul
Candidates contesting for the upcoming Afghanistan elections lashed out at Ashraf Ghani after deadly violence on the first official day of campaigning. At least 20 people were killed, 50 others wounded when a suicide attacker and gunmen targeted the Kabul office of Amrullah Saleh.
As Afghanistan’s election season begins, 20 die in attack targeting Kabul office of vice-presidential candidate Amrullah Saleh
At least 20 people were killed and 50 others wounded on Sunday in an attack targeting the Kabul office of Amrullah Saleh. The violence came on the first day of campaigning for the upcoming presidential elections. After about six hours the siege ended with all attackers killed and the rescue of about 150 people who had been trapped in the building.
Top Pakistani officials on Monday held discussions with their Afghan counterparts on the recent Torkham border clashes .