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Armed woman killed before attacking Supreme Court

Armed woman killed before attacking Supreme Court

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Jul 21, 2016 - 15:00

KABULinfo-icon CITY (Pajhwok): Police in capital Kabul on Thursday shot dead an armed woman who wanted to enter the building of the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.

The armed woman wanted to force her way into the apex court’s compound this afternoon but she was killed by police during an exchange of gunfire, MoI spokesman Sedique Sediqui tweeted.

He did not go into more details, but a security official, who wished anonymity, said the female assailant wanted to attack the court with the weapon in her possession.

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