January 2014 Kabul restaurant attack
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|January 2014 Kabul restaurant attack|
|Part of War in Afghanistan (2001–present)|
|Date||14 January 2014|
|Suicide bombing, mass shooting|
|Deaths||21 (+1 bomber)|
On January 17, 2014 a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the gate of the Taverna du Liban, a heavily fortified restaurant in Kabul popular with foreign nationals, including diplomats, aid workers and journalists; two gunmen then entered the building and began "shooting indiscriminately." 21 people were slain.
- Wabel Abdallah, head of the Afghanistan office of the International Monetary Fund.
- Alexandros Petersen, a scholar of energy and of the geopolitics of the Caucasus and Central Asia. Petersen had recently joined the faculty at the American University in Kabul.
- "Suicide bomb attack on Kabul restaurant 'kills 14'". BBC. 17 January 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- Gobry, Pascal-Emmanuel (21 January 2014). "In Memoriam: Alexandros Petersen, Murdered By The Taliban In Kabul". Forbes. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- Torrance, Kelly Jane (3 February 2014). "Alexandros Petersen, 1984-2014 Kelly Jane Torrance on The Most Interesting Man in D.C." Weekly Standard. Retrieved 5 October 2015.