8 month ago
Western and Afghan Special Forces working side by side to clear the IC hotel
MoI spokesman Najib Danish reiterates Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege is over but clearance operation continues
Afghan MoI spokesman Najib Danish confirms the head of Farah telecommunication department, Jamaluddin Padshahkhil, among those killed in the Intercontinental Hotel siege
Shots heard following explosion in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel, come after MoI spokesman said attack was over
Afghanistan Balkh - Local police commander and 17 civilians shot dead in Sholgara district of Balkh: district governor
Powerful explosion in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel under attack
MoI spokesman says Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege over - 3 attackers killed. 126 people rescued, including 41 foreigners. Confirms 5 civilians killed and 6 wounded. Fire fighters trying to bring hotel blaze under control
Five civilians killed after gunmen attack the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, an official in Afghanistan says.
Man seen falling from the 6th floor while trying to use a curtain to escape from burning rooms at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, which has been under siege for 12.5 hours - live TV footage
8 month ago
Update: 16 foreigners among 100 people who were taken hostages have been rescued by Afghan security forces from the attack on IntercontinentalHotel , says Najib Danesh, MoI spokesman.
No gunfire heard from Intercontinental Hotel for about 10 minutes but all ambulances and firetrucks are still being held back from the scene of Saturday night's attack
An unknown number of gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel almost five hours ago. Dozens of people are believed to still be trapped inside the hotel but officials are not giving out details and casualty figures are not yet clear
Kabul - TOLOnews reporter Gulabuddin Ghubar reports from the police cordon close to the Intercontinental Hotel that no gunfire has been heard for just over an hour and ambulances and firetrucks are still parked outside the hotel compound
Three hours into the Intercontinental Hotel siege gunfire can still be heard. Security officials confirmed some of the wounded have been taken to hospital. However no details about casualties are being released
A number of people have been taken hostage at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, witness says - Reuters
A number of military helicopters are circling above the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul as the siege continues
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Hotel Inter-Continental in Kabul, Afghanistan: No numbers on dead and wounded yet. Clashes between security forces and attackers still ongoing; Fire has started after an explosion
Relatives of staff trapped in the hotel said attackers gunned down security guards at the entrance to the Intercontinental Hotel and stormed the building through the kitchen. One floor of the hotel is also reportedly on fire. No details on casualties as yet
Sources have told the security of the Inter Continental Hotel in Kabul was handed over to a private security company just a few weeks ago
Gunfire can still be heard coming from hotel in Kabul - more than 2 hours after at least 4 attackers stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul city
US officials: Initial reports from Kabul say no US troops or civilians hurt in attack on International Hotel in Afghanistan today, but fire still burning and situation not over
Resident in area close to Intercontinental Hotel reports having heard another two explosions as hotel siege continues
A resident close to the Intercontinental Hotel reports having just heard a loud explosion. Unconfirmed reports also indicate that the casualty toll could be quite high but no details have yet been disclosed
MoI spokeman Danish says a number of guests and staff in hotel have been taken to a secure area by Crisis Response Unit members and Special Forces who are carrying out a clearance operation inside hotel. At least 3 attackers still inside hotel
Intercontinental Hotel attack ongoing. Najib Danish, from MoI tells so far one attacker killed, three still holed up in hotel
An eyewitness, who managed to flee Intercontinental Hotel, said at least 15 people are either killed or wounded in the first and second floors of the hotel
Terrorist attack at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel; local media report of ppl being killed, others taken hostage; Afghanistan security forces have blocked the area.
Police sources confirmed that some people taken hostage, some killed in Kabul attack
Sources claim heavy gunfire ongoing at Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul
KabulAttack - Najib Danish, Interior Ministry spokesman confirms attack says police cordoned off area.
Eyewitnesses claim insurgents have entered Intercontinental Hotel. Interior ministry confirms ongoing attack
Gunfire in Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel; suicide attackers entered the hotel: reports
An infant was found with explosives on body in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, the country's intelligence agency said Saturday.