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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 03, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Kabul: Charlie D’Agata) The presidential election in Afghanistan, where 8 candidates are running to succeed President Hamid Karzai previewed; scenes shown of the police presence in Kabul due to threats from the Taliban to disrupt the voting; details given about yesterday’s suicide bombing, the absence of US soldiers and Karzai’s refusal to sign a security agreement. [Chief electoral officer Zia-ul-Haq AMARKHAIL‡- comments on voter enthusiasm despite the threats.] [Presidential candidate Abdullah ABDULLAH††- says we need support from the US.]

Pelley, Scott;
D’Agata, Charlie

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