Shocking Violence in Afghanistan

A female lawmaker was injured and her daughter killed on Wednesday when suspected insurgents opened fire at their vehicle on a highway in southern Ghazni province, officials said.

The upper house member, Rooh Gul, was travelling with family in a car on the Herat-Kabul highway when came under attack in an area situated between the Gilan and Maqur districts, Ghazni deputy governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News.Her daughter and a security guard were killed and she and her husband sustained injuries in the gun attack that occurred around 9am.

Gul, who represents western Farah province in the Meshrano Jirga and her husband were taken to a health facility of foreign forces in Gilan in critical condition, Ahmadi said. (PAN)


Originally published by the Afghanistan Times.

Photo by E_T_2008.


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