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2 civilians killed in Kabul restaurant attack

Security & Crime


2 civilians killed in Kabul restaurant attack

Oct 09, 2015 - 00:46

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and another three wounded after two suicide bombers stormed a restaurant in central capital Kabul on Thursday night, the spy service said.

The National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said the attack in the limits of the third police district involved two suicide bombers laced with light and heavy weapons and hand-grenades.

Soon after entering the restaurant, the two opened indiscriminate firing at dining guests, injuring five people, the NDS said in a statement.

Two of the injured people later succumbed to their injuries, the statement said, adding some NDS officials, who visited the restaurant for dinner, shot dead the two attackers.

But a security official told Pajhwok Afghan News one of the attackers first shot and killed a security guard of the restaurant “Kalba Sulah” and then both entered the building, starting firing at the guests.

The Kabul police headquarters also confirmed the attack, saying two persons had been killed.


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