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Published: Saturday January 18, 2014 MYT 8:45:02 AM
Updated: Saturday January 18, 2014 MYT 8:46:03 AM

Three U.N. workers among those killed in Kabul suicide attack

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Several United Nations staff were among those killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a popular Lebanese restaurant in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul, a U.N. spokesman said.

"Three United Nations personnel, along with a number of those from other international organizations, are now confirmed dead," U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said in a statement.

"Such targeted attacks against civilians are completely unacceptable and are in flagrant breach of international humanitarian law," Haq said. "They must stop immediately."

(Reporting by Louis Charbonneau; Editing by Bernard Orr)

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