Afghan female MP survives suicide attack, 3 dead: Officials

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.

AFP| Updated: Nov 16, 2014, 12:51 PM IST

Kabul: 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."