The attackers opened fire on Malala Maiwand's car soon after she left her house in the eastern Nangarhar province, said Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the governor
While no group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, provincial police spokesman Farid Khan blamed the Taliban
Afghan military retakes control of Jalalabad prison from Islamic State militants; 29 dead, 50 injured
Following a battle that started on Sunday and continued till Monday afternoon, Afghan security forces seized a prison which is holding hundreds of Islamic State militants
Three militants stormed a hospital in Kabul soon after 10 am on Tuesday, shooting new mothers dead before the newborns in their arms had even seen the light outside the hospital.
14 killed after militants storm maternity hospital in Afghanistan's Kabul; suicide bomber leaves 24 dead in attack on funeral ceremony in Nangarhar
The violence could further undermine a peace process in the wake of a deal signed between the United States and the Taliban in February
Gunman in Afghan army uniform kills two US soldiers and injures six in Nangarhar; shot dead by forces
There have been numerous attacks by Afghan national army soldiers on their allied partners during 18 years of America's protracted war
Fate of 10 Indian widows of Islamic State terrorists, imprisoned in Afghanistan, casts new light on movement that led dozens from Kashmir to Kerala into Nangarhar
Ten Indian women, the widows of Islamic State terrorists killed in combat in the mountains of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, are now being held in Kabul's Badam Bagh prison, highly-placed government sources have told Network 18. The government is still debating whether to seek their extradition to face trial on terrorism charges in India, or leave them to face prosecution and punishment under Afghan law, the sources said.
Afghanistan mosque explosion: 70, including 27 schoolchildren, dead; villagers search for bodies of missing
The attack — Afghanistan's second most deadly this year — took place in Haska Mina district and also wounded at least 36 people
Explosion rocks mosque in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, killing 62 worshippers and injuring 36, during Friday prayers
The report said that pro-government forces in Afghanistan were responsible for 2,348 civilian casualties, including 1,149 killed and 1,199 wounded, a 26 percent increase from the same period in 2018.
Atleast 4 killed, several injured after suicide bomber, gunmen attack government building in Afghanistan ahead of presidential election
At least four people were killed and a dozen injured when gunmen stormed a crowded government building in Afghanistan following a suicide bombing.
Three dead, 20 injured as serial blasts rock Afghanistan's Jalalabad; explosives could be IEDs, says official
At least three people were killed and another 20 wounded in a series of blasts in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Monday
The vote is scheduled for 20 October but it's unclear if the balloting will go ahead in areas controlled by the Taliban, who have seized several districts across the country in recent years and who carry out near-daily attacks. Tuesday's attack in Nangarhar targeted a rally for Abdul Naser Mohmand, an independent candidate, who was unharmed.
Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said some of the wounded are in critical condition, which increases concerns that the death toll could rise further.
68 killed, 165 injured in suicide attack in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province; no group claims responsibility so far
Scores of demonstrators had blocked the highway between Afghanistan's Jalalabad and a major Pakistan border crossing, in protest over the appointment of a local police chief when the suicide bomber blew himself up.
Afghan intelligence says Islamic State leader killed by US airstrikes in stronghold in Nangarhar province
The Islamic State has suffered repeated setbacks in the latest fighting season in Afghanistan amid a bloody turf war with the Taliban.
UN chief Antonio Guterres condemns suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan, urges all parties to protect minorities
The UN Secretary General expressed his condolences and urged all parties to uphold their obligation to protect civilians, including minority communities.
A suicide attack in restive eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 18 people in a crowd celebrating the Eid holiday.
At least 20 killed in Afghanistan after bomber hits crowd of Taliban militants, civilians celebrating truce on Eid
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghan Taliban, security forces, and civilians celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country.
As many as eight people were killed and dozens more wounded by multiple explosions at a sports stadium in the eastern city of Jalalabad late on Friday
At least six civilians were killed when militants detonated bombs and stormed a government building in an ongoing assault in eastern Afghanistan's Jalalabad city