Saba Sahar, a well-known actress and police officer, on Tuesday was shot and wounded in Kabul on her way to work.
The incident happened in Kart-e-Naw area in PD8 of Afghan capital Kabul when she was on her way to the office.
Her bodyguard and driver were also wounded, her relatives said.
Amnesty International condemned the attack on Twitter.
“The rise in attacks and assassination attempts on human rights defenders, political activists, journalists and film actors is extremely worrying. These attacks must be investigated and the perpetrators held accountable. The authorities must protect everyone at risk,” the organization tweeted.
Sahar was born in 1975 in Kabul.
Along with being an active police officer, she is also a film director and producer and her first film, “The Law," was released in 2004 and was a major success.