KABUL HOTEL

  • Nine killed in Taliban attack in Kabul hotel March 21, 2014

    Kabul: Nine people, including four women, were killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said on Friday morning. Four attackers too were killed. "Nine people were also killed in last night's (Thursday) Taliban attack in Serena Hotel besides four gunmen," an Afghan security source told...
  • Afghan Taliban attack hotel, police free 18 June 22, 2012

    Kabul: Afghan security forces have freed 18 civilians and killed two militants after a Taliban attack on a popular lakeside hotel on the outskirts of the capital Kabul, but a siege was still ongoing and more hostages may be held, the city police chief said on Friday. "Two terrorists have been...
  • Taliban takes hostages in Kabul hotel attack June 22, 2012

    Kabul: Afghan Taliban gunmen who attacked a popular lakeside hotel on the outskirts of the Afghan capital are holding several hostages, thought to include women and children, and some people have been killed, Kabul police said on Friday. An unknown number of gunmen, some armed with rocketpropelled grenades and heavy machine...
  • US condemns terrorist attack on Kabul hotel June 29, 2011

    Washington: Strongly condemning the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, the US on Wednesday said the strike once again demonstrates the terrorists' complete disregard for human life. "The United States strongly condemns the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, which once again demonstrates the terrorists' complete disregard...
  • NATO helicopters end Kabul hotel siege, 7 dead June 29, 2011

    Kabul: NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of a besieged Kabul hotel early on Wednesday, ending a more than fourhour standoff between militants and police that left at least seven dead and eight others wounded, Afghan officials said. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said six suicide bombers attacked...