American fatality count in Kabul attack now 3

American fatality count in Kabul attack now 3

[T]he U.S. Embassy said Saturday that two American college employees were among the dead in the bomb and gunfire attack Friday on a Kabul restaurant frequented by foreign workers from nongovernmental organizations.

A U.S. State Department official said later Saturday that three Americans died in the attack.

Four of the people killed were affiliated with the United Nations: three U.N. staff members and a Lebanese national with the International Monetary Fund, said Ari Gaitanis, a U.N. spokesman.

The attack was “a heinous and cowardly act targeting innocent people working for a brighter future for Afghanistan,” National Security Adviser Susan Rice said on Twitter.

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