Blast wounds 4 voters at southeast Afghanistan polling station

Blast wounds 4 voters at southeast Afghanistan polling station
Afghan voters went to the polls to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai, braving Taliban threats in a landmark election held as US-led forces wind down their long intervention in the country.

LOGAR, Afghanistan - Four voters were wounded in an explosion at a polling station in the southeastern province of Logar on Saturday, a few hours after Afghanistan's presidential election began.

"The blast took place close to a polling station which is a school building and wounded four voters, one critically," Abdul Hameed, governor of the province's Mohammad Agha district, told Reuters.

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