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Now the same newsroom is mourning Shahnaz. Aged 20, she was one of three female employees at Enikas TV gunned down on their way home from work on Tuesday. Authorities believe it was the latest in a series of targeted attacks on female journalists, civil society members and working women. Some officials and diplomats blame the violence on the Taliban, which, since being ousted in a U. The hardline Islamist group is involved in U.

The young Afghan media worker who risked all for women's rights

Three female media workers killed on way home from work in eastern Afghanistan | Reuters

By Ahmad Sultan , Orooj Hakimi. Government sources said the women were killed on their way home from work and witnesses said gunmen shot the women in the head before fleeing. A fourth woman was injured and a hospital spokesman said she had been admitted to hospital and was fighting for her life. Provincial police chief Juma Gul Hemat said that the suspected lead attacker had been arrested and that he was connected to the insurgent Taliban.

USAID Partners with Locally Owned Apparel Factory Create Jobs in Jalal-Abad

Here she describes a trip from Kabul to Jalalabad. Read also her recent report on security developments in Afghanistan in Firefight in Kabul. In an effort to travel in low-profile, I am in full Afghan garb, wearing a black salwar kameez, but I keep a full burqa on the seat next to me in case I need to quickly minimize my exposure.
Three female media workers were shot dead in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday while heading home from work. Local broadcaster Enikass TV said the women killed were its employees. Zalmai Latifi, director at the station, said they were gunned down in two separate attacks after leaving the network. Nangarhar police chief Juma Gul Hemat said an armed suspect was later taken into custody following the shootings, adding authorities were still looking for other culprits.