After the explosion authorities discovered that she was a he.
The bomber in the burqa was a dude.
The AP reported:
A suicide bomber wearing a burqa killed 15 people and wounded 22 when he blew himself up Thursday in a crowded market in western Afghanistan, a provincial official said.
Three policemen, including a district police chief, and 12 civilians were among the dead. The police tried to stop the bomber seconds before he exploded in the Dilaram district of Farah province, said the provincial official, Younus Rasoul.
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Afghanistan is battling a Taliban-led insurgency that is strongest in its east and south. Militants launched more than 140 suicide bombings in the country last year, and many of those killed in the attacks were civilians.
At least 1,200 people — mostly militants — have died in insurgency-related violence in 2008.
Previously on Terror Drag Queens:
Men Dressed in Burkas Jailed for London Robberies
Red Mosque Leader Nabbed Fleeing in Burqa (Photo)
US Soldiers Arrest Terrorist Dressed as Pregnant Woman
3 Terrorists Busted in Hijabs With 500 KG of Explosives
Burka-Clad Suicide Bomber Kills 16 in Pakistan
Terrorist Bride Captured Near Baghdad On Way to Honeymoon