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Hotel attack in Afghanistan shows danger remains after 16 years of war

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department said Tuesday some Americans were killed when terrorists stormed a hotel in Afghanistan‘s capital last weekend, but the exact number is not known. It’s not the first time American civilians have been killed in a terrorist attack in Kabul, but it brought home just how unsafe the Afghan capital remains […]

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Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack leaves at least 19 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — An assault on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel left at least 19 people dead, including 14 foreigners, Ministry of Interior spokesperson Nasrat Rahimi told CBS News. The heavily guarded luxury hotel is popular among foreigners and Afghan officials. Rahimi said the 14 foreigners included one Kazakhstan national, nine Ukrainians and one Greek national. Three […]

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Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege ends; attackers dead: government

Last Updated Jan 21, 2018 1:38 AM EST A seige on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel ended Sunday morning, with 146 people, including 41 foreigners, rescued from the hotel, Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish said. Three attackers were involved and killed, Danish said. Danish told CBS News five people — four Afghans and a foreign national […]