Afghan policemen stand guard as election ballot boxes are offloaded at a polling station in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Fears of violence hang ... more 
Afghan policemen stand guard as election ballot boxes are offloaded at a polling station in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Fears of violence hang over Saturday's elections. Taliban insurgents have waged a bloody campaign of murder and intimidation against candidates and election workers in hopes of sabotaging the polls for 249 seats in the lower house of parliament. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mustafa Quraishi
Sat, Sep 18, 2010 4:09 PM EDT