Two Afghan women judges shot dead in Kabul

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Kabul

Gunmen shot dead two female Afghan judges working for their nation’s Supreme Court, during an early morning ambush in the country’s capital on Sunday, officials reported. A wave of assassinations continues to rattle the nation.
Violence has surged across Afghanistan in recent months despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and government — especially in Kabul, where a new trend of targeted killings aimed at high-profile figures has sown fear in the restive city.