July 28, 2014

Female Afghan senator critically injured in Taliban ambush

By Ghanizada - Wed Aug 07, 6:11 pm

Roh Gul Khairzad Afghan SenatorA female Afghan senator was injured following an ambush by Taliban militants in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Wednesday.

Deputy provincial governor, Mohammad Ali Ahmadi confirming the report said the senator Roh Gul Khairzad was injured along with her husband, and her daughter along with her bodyguard were killed following the ambush,

Mr. Ahmadi further added that the senator Roh Gul was on her way towards Farah province when the incident took place around 8am local time in Moqor district.

He said the daugher and one of the bodyguards of Roh Gul were killed and Roh Gul’s husband together with herlself were critically injured during the attack.

According to Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, the senator and her husband is currently under the medical care in a U.S. military base in Ghazni province.

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