Father of Afghan Girls Robotics Team Leader Killed in Suicide Attack

Fatemah Qaderyan, 14, captain of a team of Afghan schoolgirls who captured the world’s attention at a U.S. robotics competition, lost her father in a deadly suicide attack on a Shi’ite mosque in the city of Herat, a provincial governor’s spokesman said. Mohammad Asif Qaderyan was wounded and later died after two suicide bombers detonated grenades in a packed mosque.


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