In an armed attack in Kandahar province, the pregnant wife of head of Police criminal investigation department of PD11 of Kandahar city was killed, local officials said.
According to Police, the attack happened when the officer took his wife to the hospital to give birth.
Doctors rescued the baby, whose mother was killed before giving birth.
According to the Kandahar police, the head of Police criminal investigating department was also injured in the attack.
Kandahar police spokesman Jamal Nasser Barakzai said on Sunday that the attack took place at 8:00pm last night in PD11.
Doctors say the wounded baby’s is now under treatment.
No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.