Afghanistan Set for Crucial Elections

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With Saturday’s election looming, the Taliban has stepped up attacks and assassinations, pushing the country to levels of violence not seen since 2009. The Afghan government is increasing security efforts to ensure the country’s 12 million registered voters can go the polls safely.

Our correspondent, Sean Callebs, brings us more from Kabul.

Afghanistan Set for Crucial Elections

Afghanistan Set for Crucial Elections

With Saturday's election looming, the Taliban has stepped up attacks and assassinations, pushing the country to levels of violence not seen since 2009. The Afghan government is increasing security efforts to ensure the country's 12 million registered voters can go the polls safely. Our correspondent Sean Callebs brings us more from Kabul.