TAKANI: IEC Concerned About Attacks On Candidates
The death of a parliamentary candidate from Parwan province on Sunday night in Kabul, in an IED explosion, has raised concerns among Independent Election Commission (IEC) members over the safety of candidates.
The candidate, Anwar Niazi, was killed and two others wounded when a magnetic IED was detonated against the vehicle they were traveling in.
In this episode of Takani, host Fawadullah Akbarzai discusses the topic with the following guests:
Aziz Ahmad Wardak, a military affairs analyst
Gul Ahmad Azami, a senator
Mirza Mohammad Haqparast, deputy spokesman of IEC