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2nd-place Afghan scorns vote tally

Still claiming fraud, Abdullah says he’ll declare victory soon

Posted: July 9, 2014 at 4:22 a.m.

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks during a gathering of his supporters in Kabul on Tuesday.

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah told thousands of supporters Tuesday that he will declare victory in the country's election, claiming fraud was responsible for preliminary results that put his rival in the lead.

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