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Ex-Lawmaker and “Fearless” Afghan Shot to Death

Ex Afghan lawmaker and bodyguard killed in late-night Kabul attack.

In the US-back government that the Taliban overthrew in August 2021, Mursal Nabizada an Afghan serves as a member of parliament. As per Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran, “Nabizada and one of her bodyguards shot dead at her house.”

A brother of the former congressman was also hurt in the attack, which happen over the course of the night between Saturday and Sunday, he further states by adding that “the security forces have initiated a serious inquiry into the event.”

Former lawmaker Mariam Solaimankhil wrote on Twitter that Nabizada was a “fearless warrior for Afghanistan.” She referred to the woman as “a true pathfinder — strong, vocal who stood for what she believed in, even in the face of danger.”

She said, “Even though she was given the choice to leave Afghanistan, she decided to stay and fight for her people.

A member of the European Parliament named Hannah Neumann tweeted in response to the murder, “I am heartbroken and enraged and want the world to know!”

“She  murdered in the dead of night, while the Taliban establish their system of gender segregation in broad daylight.”

Nabizada, 32, a Kabul-based member of parliament since 2018, was a native of the eastern province of Nangarhar.

 

 

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