Ariana News confirms the death of one of its female journalists, killed in an IED explosion Thursday evening in Kabul city.

Mina Khairi, a female journalist and media worker for Ariana Radio and Television and her mother were killed in the IED explosion at 7:00 PM on Thursday evening.

Another female journalist at Ariana News, who does not want to be named in the report told Khaama Press that Mina Khair with her mother and sister had gone out shopping, on the way back home, they were targeted by an IED explosion.

According to the source Mina and her mother has been killed and her sister has got serious injuries.

The explosion occurred at Pul-e-Sukhta area of Kabul PD6, police told media last night.

This comes as that Reporters without borders (RSF) has recently asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the murder cases of the journalists killed in Afghanistan.

The documents for the 11 murders including including the death of 3 female journalists have been submitted to ICC.


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