U.S. Embassy Condemns Attack that Killed Nangarhar Provincial Council Member Angiza Shinwari (February 16, 2015)

February 16, 2015

The U.S. Embassy strongly condemns last week’s attack that targeted Nangarhar Provincial Council Member Angiza Shinwari. She should be remembered for her service to the community through her work as a civil society activist, journalist and a strong voice on the Provincial Council.  We offer our sincere condolences to the family of Angiza Shinwari and the others affected by the attack. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families today.