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The attack on the Intercontinental in Kabul, killing and injuring 35 people

One of the attackers was liquidated, the second floor of the hotel in flames

In Kabul restless. Photo: AFP

In the Afghan capital due to the militant attacks on the Intercontinental hotel killed and injured 35 people, reported local TV channel 1TV, citing a source in the security forces, reports UNN.

The exact number of casualties and wounded is not yet known. It is reported that one of the attackers was liquidated. The second floor of the hotel in flames.

Press Secretary of the Ministry of interior of Afghanistan Najib Danish, quoted by Reuters, said that among the attackers can be martyrs with explosives, but this statement cannot be immediately verified. It is known that the terrorists took several people hostage.

An unnamed representative of the Afghan intelligence service, quoted by AFP news Agency, said that the building was four strikers that are “shot away”. The interior Ministry confirmed the attack. The police cordoned off the area around the building, security personnel exchanged fire with the militants

As reported by the TV station Tolo, a representative of the Afghan interior Ministry, at least three fighters still in the building. The security services managed to bring out several guests and hotel employees, now they are in a safe place. Local residents reported that they heard several explosions.

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