Afghans tighten security as Taliban warn voters to stay away from polls

  • by: AMIR SHAH , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 12, 2014 - 1:00 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan police and soldiers manned checkpoints at almost every intersection Thursday, searching vehicles and frisking drivers in a massive security operation ahead of elections to choose a new president to guide the country after international combat forces withdraw.

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