The officer, identified only as Negar, was wounded Sunday after several gunmen fired on her in Lashkargah in southern Helmand province, Khaama Press reported Monday.
The attackers fled the area after shooting Negar in front of her house, officials said.
She was a senior police officer in Helmand province.
Khaama Press said militants recently have stepped up their attacks on women in security and government across positions the country. Taliban militants kidnapped female lawmaker Fareeba Kakar, who later was released in a prisoner swap with the Afghan government.
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