Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said 126 people, including 41 foreigners, had been rescued
The National Directorate of Security added that at least eight were wounded
The attack began Saturday. 'Four attackers are inside the building,' an official at the National Directorate of Security spy agency said. They are 'shooting at guests'
The fourth floor of the hotel, which boasts several restaurants and an outdoor swimming pool, had been set on fire during the raid.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest in a long series of attacks to hit Afghanistan's capital.
The operation was carried out by the special forces of the Afghan intelligence directorate on Thursday night at the Toato locality in Nangarhar province
According to the report, US warplanes have carried out hundreds of airstrikes, while its special forces conducted ground operations in the province.
The release was made following the peace agreement between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar last year