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Hundreds protest ballot paper scarcity (Video)

Hundreds protest ballot paper scarcity (Video)

Apr 05, 2014 - 21:00

Several polling sites run out of ballot papers from Pajhwok Afghan News.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people protested in front of a polling station against a shortage of ballot papers in the capital of western Herat province on Saturday.

The protestors in Gauhar Shad Begum area of Herat City said that the election was not acceptable to them.

Sarwish, a protestor, told Pajhwok he arrived at the polling centre in the morning but was told ballot papers had finished.

He claimed many polling stations in the city ran out of ballot papers before noon and most people had to return home without casting their votes.


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