Afghan female journalist Malala Maiwand shot and killed in Jalalabad

Afghan female journalist Malala Maiwand shot and killed in Jalalabad

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A female television journalist and her driver were shot and killed in the eastern province of Nangarhar in Afghanistan on Thursday, an incident that underscores an increasing trend of violence against journalists in the country.

Enikas Radio and Television reporter Malala Maiwand and a female rights reporter were killed along with her driver in an attack on her vehicle in Jalalabad, bringing the total number of journalists and media workers killed in Afghanistan this year to 10.

“She was on the way to office when the incident happened,” said Attaullah Khogyani, spokesperson for the provincial governor.

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