Afghan Voters Head to Polls Interim President Hamid Karzai is the favorite in Afghanistan's first election, to be held Saturday. Karzai had to limit campaigning because of violence, including assassination attempts. U.N. officials cite concern about voter intimidation and possible attacks on polling places and would-be voters. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.
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Afghans Head to Polls Saturday Amid Violence

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Afghans Head to Polls Saturday Amid Violence

Afghans Head to Polls Saturday Amid Violence

Afghans Head to Polls Saturday Amid Violence

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Interim President Hamid Karzai is the favorite in Afghanistan's first election, to be held Saturday. Karzai had to limit campaigning because of violence, including assassination attempts. U.N. officials cite concern about voter intimidation and possible attacks on polling places and would-be voters. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.