21 killed as Taliban targets popular Kabul restaurant

Members of the Afghan civil society and journalists shout slogans against terrorism during a rally to pay tribute to victims of a Taliban attack on the Lebanese Restaurant in Kabul on Jan. 19. A Taliban suicide bomb and gun attack on a Lebanese restaurant popular with foreigners
on Friday evening in the fortified part of Afghan capital that killed 21 people including 13 foreigners has revived fears that an Iraqi- like situation could repeat in Afghanistan after the U.S.-led coalition forces leave the conflict-ridden country by the year-end.

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