As told to Reporterly by Zibak district police chief, the district faced no serious challenge as the security scenario was kept under control. The police chief also added that the voter turnout in the stations was high.
Local sources in Balkh have informed that due to insurgent attack on polling centres in Dawlatabad, Balkh ad Chahar Bolak districts, eight polling centres had to be shut down as early as 2 P.M. Quoting Mohammad Zaher Akabari provincial chief of IEC, Salam Watandar Radio reported that due to security challenges, closing down of more centres
Reporterly got confirmation from the district governor of Karokh in Herat, Wahid Ahmed Azadani that 43 polling stations are open there and the voting process in general is going smoothly.
The UNAMA released a photograph and statement of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General Tadamichi Yamamoto, who is also the head of UNAMA on his visit to one of the polling centres in Kabul. Mr Yamamoto met with some voters, electoral officials, as well as observers. The statement also read that "[It is] Clear that Afghans
In a press conference, a spokesperson for IECC has expressed regret in saying that the election process has unfortunately been a mismanaged electoral event. Adding to the criticism, the spokesperson added that 3 of their staff members were injured and the IECC has noted many irregularities in the elections which could hamper with the transparency. Talking about observers, the IECC is of the opinion that
It has been reported to Reporterly by the district police chief of Baharak, Badakhshan, Asadullah Hakimi that in two centres (Malangnan and Khairabad), before 11 A.M, there were some minor activities by insurgents which had stopped since. Otherwise, the voter turnout was good and no other problem barring biometric hurdles.
The acting governor of Uba in Herat, Rahmuddin Sarwazai has informed Reporterly that there are 13 polling centres in the district but the people have not come out for voting with much excitement due to the fear of security threats in one of the centres in Kuyan, where insurgents carried out attacks. The situation is now under control.
As told to Hash-e-Sobh Daily, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) has said that 360 polling centres missed the voting process today. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said that tomorrow, the voting process will be held at 360 remaining polling centres. IEC had previously announced that elections will be held tomorrow at those centres that remained closed today
The district governor of Ghuriyan, Herat, Farkhad Khademi has informed Reporterly that all of the district's 18 polling stations were open for voting but with some delays. He also added that apart from the delay there was no major issue and in fact, the people appeared in significant numbers to vote.
According to officials from the Kunduz Provincial Hospital, as of now, 2 people have been killed and 39 others, injured and all of them have been brought to the hospital, as has been told to Salam Watandar Radio. The deceased include 1 military and 1 civilian, and the wounded include 11 military personnel and 28 civilians, out of which 12 are women.