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Afghan election: Reducing child casualties top priority

9 April 2014 Last updated at 20:38 BST

In Afghanistan votes are still being counted after Saturday's presidential election.

More than 7 million people defied Taliban threats of violence by going to the polls to select a successor to President Karzai.

A top priority for the new leader will be to try to reduce growing numbers of civilian casualties, among them young children.

The BBC's Karen Allen visited a badly injured young girl she met in a Kabul hospital last year.