Taliban, satisfied at Afghan elections’ sabotage

Taliban claim successful sabotage of Afghan presidential vote

Taliban fighters say they have successfully sabotaged the Afghanistan presidential voting process without sending in a single suicide bomber.

A Globe and Mail report says that their claim that the mere threat of violence suppressed turnout enough to cast doubt on the credibility of the vote, which is being increasingly undermined by allegations of fraud.

“It’s like the election didn’t happen at all,” said one senior Taliban commander, who was instrumental in planning the insurgents’ strategy after the their leader, Mullah Omar, ordered the elections disrupted.

The criticism wasn’t done on the basis of “low turnout” but on corruption on the elections.


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