Former female Afghan MP Mursal Nabizada found dead in Kabul

Unknown gunmen have killed Mursal Nabizada, a former member of the Afghan parliament, and her bodyguard, at her home in Kabul. Her brother has been wounded.

Khalid Zadran, the spokesperson for the Taliban’s Kabul police, confirmed the former MP and her bodyguard’s death, and said the group had launched an investigation.

Mursal Nabizada was an MP for Kabul. Her family has not commented on her death.