Afghan female MP survives suicide attack, 3 dead: Officials

Afghan female MP survives suicide attack, 3 dead: Officials
Afghan police stand at the site of a blast in Kabul.

KABUL, Nov 16, 2014 (AFP) - A suicide bomber on Sunday targeted a vehicle convoy of Afghan lawmakers that included a prominent female MP, killing three civilians and injuring 17 others, officials said.

"(Shukria) Barekzai - she is fine and suffers small injuries," Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said of the politician via Twitter.

"Unfortunately three civilians (were) martyred and around 17 injured in today's attack."

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