Prominent Afghan woman survives bomb attack, but 3 others die

November 16, 2014 4:47 PM

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A prominent female Afghan lawmaker survived an apparent assassination attempt in Kabul on Sunday, but the bomb blast targeting her car killed at least three people and wounded 22 others, officials said.

The attack targeting Shukria Barakzai, a member of parliament from Kabul and an outspoken critic of Taliban insurgents, occurred late in the morning along a heavily trafficked road in the western part of the capital.

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