Security forces investigate an explosion that killed Abdul Jabar Qahraman, a candidate in parliamentary elections, at his home, in Lashkar Gah, the capital of southern Helmand province. Photo: AP

Afghanistan: where running for parliament makes you a bomb target

The Taliban has warned candidates to withdraw from the ballot, which it has vowed to attack

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Security forces investigate an explosion that killed Abdul Jabar Qahraman, a candidate in parliamentary elections, at his home, in Lashkar Gah, the capital of southern Helmand province. Photo: AP
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