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Death toll in Kabul restaurant attack climbs to 21

The death toll from a Taliban suicide and gun attack on a popular restaurant in central Kabul rose to 21 on Saturday, with 13 foreigners among the dead, Afghan police said.

KABUL: The death toll from a Taliban suicide and gun attack on a popular restaurant in central Kabul rose to 21 on Saturday, with 13 foreigners among the dead, Afghan police said.

"This morning we have checked again and our latest figure is 21 killed, including 13 foreigners and eight Afghans. Five women were among the dead and about five people were injured," Kabul police chief Mohammad Zahir told AFP after the attack on Friday evening.

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