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A police officer frisks a motorcyclist at a check point in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010.  Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged citizens to vote in Saturday's parliamentary election despite fears of violence and threats from the Taliban warning people not to leave their homes. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)
Photo by: Allauddin Khan
A police officer frisks a motorcyclist at a check point in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged citizens to vote in Saturday's parliamentary election despite fears of violence and threats from the Taliban warning people not to leave their homes. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

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