Gunmen kill 5 campaign workers for a female candidate in the Afghan parliamentary election, 2010.
A suicide attack attacks a Shiite shrine in the Afghan capital Kabul during the festival of Ashura, resulting in at least 50 people killed and hundreds injured. Hours later another attack takes place at Mazar-i-Sharif, killing at least 4.
Attacks by Taliban militants, including rocket firing, have wounded 16 people, including children, in Kunduz province in Afghanistan on election day. Nine civilians sustained injuries in Taliban-linked activities in east Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.