On the evening of 20 March 2014, the Serena Hotel in Kabul was attacked by 4 insurgents. Four foreign nationals were killed in the attack, along with six local nationals. The four insurgents were killed
On the morning of 11 March 2014 a western journalist was killed by two men on a motorcycle in the Wazir Akbar Khan areas of Kabul.
On the evening of 17 January 2014 the La Taverna Restaurant situated in Wazir Akhbar Khan area of Kabul was attacked by 3 insurgents using a suicide vest bomb and rifles. Thirteen foreign nationals were killed in the assault along with at least 3 local nationals, before Afghan Commandos were able to contain the situation. The 3 insurgents were killed.