Helmand’s top woman police officer shot dead

Helmand’s top female police officer shot dead

The most senior female police officer in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, and a symbol of improving women’s rights in the face of Taliban hostility, has been shot dead.

2nd Lieutenant Isla Bibi was the commander of Helmand’s 32 female police officers

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By Zubair Babakarkhail, Kabul, and Rob Crilly

8:53AM BST 04 Jul 2013