Rallying Afghans say vote rigged

Abdullah supporters gather in Kabul; fraud probe promised

Posted: June 22, 2014 at 3:48 a.m.

An Afghan boy walks past Afghanistan police forces standing guard Saturday during a protest by supporters of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul.

Hundreds of Afghans protested Saturday against alleged fraud in the June 14 presidential runoff, part of escalating tensions over what Western officials had hoped would be a smooth transfer of power.

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