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Two Americans Among 21 Killed In Attack at Popular Restaurant

<p>The attack came in a district that houses many foreign embassies and restaurants that cater to expatriates.</p>

The suicide attack on a Kabul restaurant Friday evening killed three United Nations employees and the resident representative to the International Monetary Fund, the agencies said in statements.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde said that Wabel Abdallah, 60, the fund’s resident representative in Afghanistan, was among the dead.

A United Nations spokesperson said three U.N. employees were killed in the attack, "along with a number of those from other international organizations." The spokesperson did not identify them or their positions.

Kabul's provinicial police chief said 16 people, including 13 foreigners, were killed in the attack.

The restaurant is in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, which houses many foreign embassies and restaurants that cater to expatriates.