Kabul Attack: 14 foreigners and 4 Afghans dead after Taliban assault

  • At least 14 foreigners and 4 Afghans died in a terrorist attack in the Intercontinental Hotel restaurant in Kabul on Saturday. The foreigners included nine Ukrainians, one German, one Greek and one Kazakh citizen. As per the reports, the number of dead can be much higher. Around 160 people were rescued by the Afghan police. The Afghan Police had to fight all night long to regain the control over the building. Taliban has claimed the responsibility for the attack. They earlier targeted the same hotel in 2011.