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British woman among those killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing
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A British woman who previously ran a restaurant in Edinburgh was one of the foreign nationals killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan on Tuesday.

Jeni Ayris, 46, was among 12 people killed when the female insurgent drove a car bomb into the minibus carrying a large contingent of people employed by a South African charter airline firm in Kabul.

Ayris, who was born in Durban, South Africa but held dual British and South African citizenship, was due to fly home to Edinburgh later this week. She ran the Ndebele African restaurant and deli in the Scottish capital until 2008. It is reputed to have included Nelson Mandela among its customers

Friends said Ayris was planning to see them this weekend. With her sister also based in Edinburgh, Ayris had lived in the city for 17 years and had a wide circle of friends. Richard Kellett, from Mull, told the BBC: "Her sister received a call fr


Added: Sep-19-2012 Occurred On: Sep-19-2012
By: BekasKhan
Tags: Occupation, of, Afghanistan, CIA, US, NATO, Waziristan, Taliban, Pakistan, terrorist, Punjabi, ISI, Al, Qaeda
Location: Afghanistan (load item map)
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