Kandahar election postponed after police chief's killing

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Decision taken despite officials saying poll delay would hand Taliban propaganda victory

Saturday’s parliamentary election in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has been postponed for a week following the assassination of the local police chief.

The national security council approved the recommendation by the Afghan electoral commission on Friday, dealing a severe blow to an election process already bedevilled by security threats as well as technical and organisational problems.

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