KABUL (Reuters) – An explosion at a rally in northeastern Afghanistan's Takhar province left several casualties, Afghan officials said Saturday.

Takhar province borders Tajikistan and has long been a hot bed of Taliban insurgency.

Afghanistan will hold parliamentary elections on 20 October.

Report by Sardar Razmal, Abdul Qadir Sediqi, Letter from Rupam Jain; Processing of Sri Navaratnam

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