Voters Defy Taliban As Polls Close in Afghanistan Election

June 14, 2014 5:22 PM

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Voters Defy Taliban As Polls Close in Afghanistan Election

KABUL — Voters in Afghanistan braved Taliban threats of violence to cast ballots before polls closed Saturday in the presidential election runoff.

Afghans are choosing a successor to President Hamid Karzai in a delicate show of the country’s nascent democracy — and before the American-led military forces begin withdrawing at the end of the year.

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