Well-known Afghan lawmaker and women’s rights activist survives car attack

By Sayed Salahuddin, Sudarsan Raghavan, November 16, 2014

KABUL — A suicide bomber targeted a well-known Afghan lawmaker and women’s rights activist on Sunday in the Afghan capital, killing at least three and injuring 22, officials said.

Shukriya Barekzai, an outspoken member of parliament, suffered minor injuries when the attacker rammed a vehicle laden with explosives into her armored car, witnesses said.

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