January 2014 Kabul restaurant attack

Deaths 21 (+1 bomber)
Location Kabul, Afghanistan
Died Unknown
Date 14 January 2014
Criminal penalty Unknown


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.

The Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.


Victims by nationality
Nationality Dead
 Afghanistan 8
 Lebanon 2
 United Kingdom 2
 Canada 2
 United States 2
 Denmark 1
 Malaysia 1
 Russia 1
 Pakistan 1
 Somalia 1
Total 21