Kabul siege over: First pictures

Updated: Feb 28, 2018, 03:11 PM(IST)

Among the 126 people rescued, 41 were foreigners

Kabul hotel attack

The Afghan Special Forces ended an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Sunday, killing three attackers.

(Photograph:Reuters)

Kabul hotel attack

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said at least five other people had been killed and six wounded, while over 126 people have been rescued.

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Kabul hotel attack

Heavy gunfire and explosions were heard throughout the night after gunmen stormed the hotel at about 9 pm on Saturday night.

(Photograph:Reuters)

Kabul hotel attack

The security forces battled and regained control of the luxury hotel after it was stormed by gunmen.

(Photograph:AFP)

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