A prominent female Afghan politician has been killed in a bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.
Hanifa Safi died after a bomb attached to her car exploded as she left her home in Laghman province. Her husband and daughter were injured.
As the provincial head of the Afghan ministry of women’s affairs, Safi had for years been a leading advocate of fair treatment for women.
She had been known locally for going out without her head covered.