Suicide bomb kills 16 at crowded Kabul restaurant

January 17, 2014 | By | Reply More

Jan 17, – Afghan police say at least 16 Afghans and foreigners have died in a bombing and shooting attack on a restaurant in Kabul. Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Ayoub Salangi said that “one suicide bomber detonated himself outside the restaurant and two others got inside, indiscriminately killing people.”

hromedia Suicide bomb attack on Kabul restaurant 'kills 14' intl. news2Reports that the January 17 assault on the Taverna du Liban in the upmarket Wazir Akbar Khan neighborhood has been claimed by Taliban militants fighting against the Afghan government and U.S.-led foreign forces in the country.

The Afghan capital has often been hit by suicide and car-bomb attacks.

The most recent was on January 12, when a suicide bomber riding a bicycle detonated himself next to a police bus, killing a policeman and a civilian.

Press journalist for HRO media – Dawar Shah contributed to this report.

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