• publish: 20 January 2018
  • time: 10:55 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 5361
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Gunmen attack intercontinental hotel in Kabul/casualties feared

Security officials say a number of unknown gunmen launched a coordinated attack on intercontinental hotel in Kabul Saturday evening.

According to Kabul police officials, unknown gunmen launched an attack on intercontinental hotel Saturday evening.

It is not yet clear what the target of the gunmen is, but some reports indicate an IT conference was going on when the incident took place.

Initial unverified reports indicate at least 15 people were killed and wounded in the incident up to now, and the clash is still going on, with the Special Forces arriving at the scene, cordoning off the area.

The US State Department on Thursday warned of a possible impending attack in the Afghan capital.

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