Kabul, Jan 20: Four unidentified gunmen on Saturday reportedly attacked several guests at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel. Unconfirmed reports claimed that special security forces have launched an operation to neutralize the terrorists. The gunmen also attacked the guests at the hotel. The attack took place at 9:00 PM in the nights as per local time.
Commenting on the attack, interior ministry spokesperson Najib Danish said the attacker appeared to be suicide bombers. No terror organisation took the responsibility for the attack. “The police have arrived at the scene and they are trying to bring the situation under control. Fights between insurgents and security forces are still on,” Danish said.
The hotel was attacked by terrorists of Taliban in 2011. Twenty-nine persons were killed in the attack.