Registering Voters A Difficult Task In Afghanistan

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A policeman stands guard on the rooftop of a voter registration center in Afghanistan. i

A policeman stands guard on the rooftop of a voter registration center in Shigal district of volatile Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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A policeman stands guard on the rooftop of a voter registration center in Afghanistan.

A policeman stands guard on the rooftop of a voter registration center in Shigal district of volatile Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan.

Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR

Afghan and U.N. workers have begun registering voters for next year's presidential elections. It's a lot tougher this time because of growing insecurity and Taliban vows to disrupt the process by killing election workers and voters.

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