Monday, January 20, 2014

Heavy Toll in Afghan Restaurant Suicide Bombing

The recent suicide bombing in the Afghan restaurant has taken a heavy toll among the foreign national community. The total deaths are approximately 21 persons - about eight Afghans and 13 foreigners. The restaurant, La Taverna du Liban, was located in what is thought to be a relatively secure zone in Kabul.

A member of the IMF, three United Nations staff members, a Danish women who was a member of the European Police Mission in Afghanistan. The nationalities include two Americans, two Britons, two Canadians, two Lebanese, a Russian, a Dane, a Somali-American, and a Pakistani. The attack was conducted by three attackers - one suicide bomber and two gunmen - all killed during the attack.

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