November 26, 2014

More attacks reported by Abdullah backers on Ghani’s supporters

By Ghanizada - Sun Jun 15 2014, 11:24 pm

imrsSeveral people supporting Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai have been killed or injured by supporters of runoff poll contender Dr. Abdullah Abdullah.

A teacher was among the victims who killed by supporters of Dr. Abdullah in northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan.

According to the local residents, the teacher – Shaida, was returning from the polling station after voting for Dr. Ghani and was attacked by supporters of Dr. Abdullah in Sarqul Yaftal district.

The supporters of Dr. Abdullah also opened fire on a group of people chanting in support of Dr. Ghani in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday.

At least two people including a child were killed and another one was injured following the shooting spree.

Dozens of people gathered and protested near the house of an Afghan lawmaker whose guards were accused for killing the ordinary civilians.

Meanwhile, Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Sunday visited several people who were injured following various incidents during the voting day.

“Amongst the victims of terrorist attacks are females too. We’ve pledged with their families full expense of treatment,” the electoral campaign team of Dr. Ghani said following an online statement.

Around seven million people participated in runoff presidential vote on Saturday defying threat of violence to elect the next president of Afghanistan.

According to the election commission officials, the participation of male voters was around 62 percent while voters participation was around 38 percent.

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