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Female Afghan lawmaker survives suicide attack

Female Afghan lawmaker survives suicide attack
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An outspoken Afghan female lawmaker survived a suicide attack on her vehicle on Sunday but three civilian bystanders were killed, a police spokesman said.

Kabul: An outspoken Afghan female lawmaker survived a suicide attack on her vehicle on Sunday but three civilian bystanders were killed, a police spokesman said.

Member of parliament Shukria Barakzai is a women's rights advocate and a close ally of new President Ashraf Ghani.
Hashmat Stanekzai, a spokesman for Kabul's police chief, said Barakzai was slightly wounded in the attack but was in good condition. He said three civilians were killed and more than 10 were wounded.
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