Jan 21, 2018, 10:40 AM
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Kabul hotel attack foiled

Tehran, Jan 21, IRNA – Afghan security forces thwarted the terrorist attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Sunday, freeing 126 hostages and killing all attackers.

The attack which started late on Saturday claimed the lives of scores of people, according to unofficial forces. Afghan forces reportedly killed two terrorists.

Police officers blocked the way leading to the hotel and Afghanistan Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the attack left 5 dead and injured 6 others.

The attackers started with a blast which caused electricity disconnection while the hotel was hosting Chinese investors.

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