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Taliban Suicide Team Attacks Hotel In Kabul

June 29 2011


One of Afghanistan's largest hotels has come under attack by the Taliban.

Kabul's Inter-Continental Hotel was stormed late Tuesday and retaken with NATO help early Wednesday after a five-hour siege, reports MSNBC.

At least eight suicide bombers entered the hotel and seized the ballroom, shooting indiscriminately, witnesses said. They were said to be armed with machine guns, anti-aircraft weapons, hand grenades and grenade launchers.

Security forces engaged the attackers....

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