Monday, November 17, 2014
Suicide Bomber Attacks Women's Rights Leader
A suicide bomber attacked the car of a prominent Afghan women's rights leader and member of Parliament on Sunday (Nov 16, 2014). Three people were killed and 20 others wounded. The presumed target was Shukria Barakzai - she was wounded in the attack. She is an outspoken critic and has been quoted with this remark - "Our Parliament is a collection of lords. Warlords, drug lords, crime lords". Read more in "Suicide Bomber Attacks Car of Afghan Women's Rights Leader; 3 Killed", The New York Times, November 16, 2014.