Suicide Attack in Afghan Capital Wounds Female MP

November 16, 2014 6:44 AM

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A suicide bomber tried to assassinate a prominent female member of Afghanistan's parliament on Sunday, killing three people and wounding the lawmaker, a senior official said.

Shukria Barakzai was slightly wounded in the attack on her vehicle as she was heading to parliament, said Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi.

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