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Chaotic, bloody Afghan parliamentary elections enter 2nd day

Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan have entered into a second day following violence and chaos that caused delays and interruptions on the first day of polling.

Independent Elections Commission Chairman Abdul Badi Sayat says over 3 million people out of 8.8 registered voters cast their ballots on Saturday. The biggest turnout was in Kabul and the lowest in southern Uruzgan province.

Polling on Sunday continues in 401 voting centers, including 45 in Kabul.

Security forces block the main road at the site of a suicide attack during the first day of parliamentary election in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a polling station in a school in the northern Kabul neighborhood of Khair Khana, the first major attack in Saturday's parliamentary elections. (AP PhotoMassoud Hossaini)

Twenty-seven civilians and 11 Afghan security forces were killed and more than 100 others wounded in nearly 200 attacks on election day across the country.

An injured man receives treatment at an ambulance after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a polling station in a school in the northern Kabul neighborhood of Khair Khana, the first major attack in Saturday's parliamentary elections. (AP PhotoRahmat Gul)

An injured man receives treatment at an ambulance after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a polling station in a school in the northern Kabul neighborhood of Khair Khana, the first major attack in Saturday's parliamentary elections. (AP PhotoRahmat Gul)

An injured man receives treatment at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a polling station in a school in the northern Kabul neighborhood of Khair Khana, the first major attack in Saturday's parliamentary elections. (AP PhotoRahmat Gul)

An injured man receives treatment at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a polling station in a school in the northern Kabul neighborhood of Khair Khana, the first major attack in Saturday's parliamentary elections. (AP PhotoRahmat Gul)

An Afghan woman shows her inked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the Parliamentary elections in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP PhotoRahmat Gul)

Afghan women line up to cast their votes, outside a polling station during the Parliamentary election at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP PhotoRahmat Gul)