TEHRAN (FNA)- A female lawmaker was injured and her daughter was killed on Wednesday when suspected insurgents opened fire at their vehicle on a highway in the Southern Ghazni province, officials said.
The upper house member, Rooh Gul, was traveling with family in a car on the Herat-Kabul highway when she 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 9 a.m.
Gul, who represents Western Farah province in the Meshrano Jirga, and her husband were taken to a health facility of foreign forces in Gilan in critical condition, Ahmadi said.
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