Reporters on the streets of Kabul faced beatings and arrests as the government warned that reports of violence could scare voters from the polls.
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Two rockets hit the presidential palace and police headquarters in Kabul on Tuesday, two days ahead of the presidential election. Hours later, a suicide car bomb killed at least 10 and wounded more than 53.