Inside a Firefight in Afghanistan’s North

BY Larisa Epatko  September 17, 2010 at 5:49 PM EST

In the midst of war, Afghanistan prepares for another election on Saturday, threatened by violence and the potential for fraud. Our partners at GlobalPost have correspondents in the region, including James Foley, who filed this video of a firefight between U.S. and Taliban forces in the northeastern Kunar Province. We’ll air a portion of their report on Friday’s NewsHour, which you can also watch here:

Warning: Video Contains Graphic Scenes

You can see the full unedited story from GlobalPost here and you can read more of their dispatches from Afghanistan.