NBC News: In mid-July, reports emerged about Qamar Gul, 15, who says she gunned down two fighters with her father’s AK-47 weapon. Almost immediately, the story electrified some in Afghanistan, a country buffeted by decades of war. “Yesterday it was Malalai, today it is Qamar Gul,” said Turkmen, a student of political science, comparing her
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By Roshan Noorzai, Khalil Noorzai VOA News | July 23, 2020 An Afghan girl who shot and killed two Taliban fighters after they reportedly killed her parents in Taywara district of central Ghor province has been relocated to the provincial capital, Feroz Koh, for her safety, according to Afghan officials. Qamar Gul, 15, said the incident occurred
By Mansoor Khosrow & Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 22, 2020 FIROZ KOH, Afghanistan — It was about 1 a.m. when a group of men banged on the front door of a mud-brick house in a village in central Afghanistan. Startled, 15-year-old Qamar Gul jolted out of bed and grabbed her younger brother.