Wabel Abdallah Dead in Kabul Attack: Was IMF Representative in Afghanistan

January 17, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Wabel Adballah, the International Monetary Fund’s representative in Afghanistan, has been killed in the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Abdallah, 60, was a Lebanese International who joined the fund in 1993.

“We have just learned that our dear colleague and friend Wabel Abdallah, our Resident Representative in Afghanistan, was killed in an attack at a restaurant in Kabul in which many people were killed,” managing director  Christine Lagarde said in a statement. 

“This is tragic news, and we at the fund are all devastated.”

The attack left at least 14 dead, including a British national who has not been identified.

Four women were among the dead.

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