Kabul: Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was leading in the partial results, the country's Independent Election Commission (IEC) chairman announced Sunday.
"The IEC had tallied 10 percent of the votes from 26 provinces and the partial results were announced Sunday," IEC chairman Ahmad Yousuf Nouristani said.
The counting of votes cast in the presidential election started April 6 and will end April 20.
"Abdullah Abdullah secured 41.9 percent of partial results followed by Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai who received 37.6, and Zulmai Rassoul 9.9 percent of the results," Nouristani said.
The results may change in future as the IEC is in the process of counting the votes, he added.