Category: Hotel

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Taliban claims deadly Kabul hotel siege

Afghan Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel that left at least five civilians killed and six wounded. Gunmen dressed in army uniform stormed the heavily-guarded hotel in the Bagh-e Bala area on Saturday evening, holding a siege that continued into Sunday. Al Jazeera’s Jennifer Glasse, reporting from Kabul, said the attack was…

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Gunmen ‘attack’ InterContinental Lodge in Kabul

Afghan special forces are fighting gunmen who have attacked a major hotel in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul. Four attackers armed with automatic weapons stormed Inter-Continental Hotel on Saturday, security sources told Al Jazeera. It is believed that suicide bombers are among them. There were reports that a number of people were being held hostage, while a witness…