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MP injured, daughter killed in Ghazni attack

MP injured, daughter killed in Ghazni attack

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Aug 07, 2013 - 14:42

GHAZNI CITY (PANinfo-icon): 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-Kabulinfo-icon 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.

Gul's daughter and a security guard were killed and Gul and her husband sustained injuries in the gun attack that occurred around 9am.

Gul, who represents western Farah province in the Meshrano Jirgainfo-icon, and her husband were taken to a healthinfo-icon facility of foreign forces in Gilan in critical condition, Ahmadi said.

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