A woman looks at a photo of former Afghan lawmaker Mursal Nabizada on her mobile phone. Nabizada was shot dead by gunmen at her house in Kabul. Photo: AFP
A woman looks at a photo of former Afghan lawmaker Mursal Nabizada on her mobile phone. Nabizada was shot dead by gunmen at her house in Kabul. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

‘Fearless’ Afghan ex-lawmaker Nabizada shot dead by gunmen; ‘she chose to stay and fight’

  • Mursal Nabizada, 32, a member of parliament in the US-backed government that was overthrown by Taliban in 2021, was killed in a nighttime attack on her home
  • A bodyguard also died and a brother was injured; ‘despite being offered the chance to leave Afghanistan, she chose to stay and fight for her people’, a colleague said

A woman looks at a photo of former Afghan lawmaker Mursal Nabizada on her mobile phone. Nabizada was shot dead by gunmen at her house in Kabul. Photo: AFP
A woman looks at a photo of former Afghan lawmaker Mursal Nabizada on her mobile phone. Nabizada was shot dead by gunmen at her house in Kabul. Photo: AFP
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