• publish: 4 March 2021
  • time: 1:16 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 17124

Female doctor killed in Nangarhar blast

The blast targeted a rickshaw in district 3 of the city of Jalalabad on Tuesday morning.

A female doctor was killed in an IED explosion attached to a rickshaw in which she was traveling in district 3 of the city of Jalalabad east of Afghanistan on Thursday morning, the provincial governor’s office confirmed.

The doctor, Sadaf, was working for the maternity ward of a public hospital in Nangarhar province. 

More details on the incident are not available so far.

The incident comes two days after three female employees of a local TV network in Jalalabad were killed in two separate attacks by unknown armed men.

The attacks were widely condemned.

The European Union in a statement called for an end to targeted killings in the country.

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