Horrific attack kills local Labour politician

A Labour MEP candidate was one of two Britons killed in a suicide bomb attack on a Kabul restaurant on Friday night.

The Labour Party confirmed that Del Singh was among those killed.

The dead included 13 foreigners in total as they dined at the Taverna du Liban, a spot frequented by aid workers, diplomats, security contractors and journalists.

Dhamender Singh Phangurha known as Del was due to stand as a Labour candidate in the South East region at the European elections in May.

He was one of two British nationals killed in the blast in Kabul.

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