close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox


Afghanistan bolsters security as Taliban threatens presidential poll

Sep 27, 2019, 08.45 PM (IST)
Afghanistan deployed more than 100,000 troops and police on Friday (September 27) to guard polling stations in a presidential election due to be held at the weekend which the Taliban has threatened to disrupt with suicide bombings and rocket attacks.