3 gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, killing at least 42 people
14 foreigners and 4 Afghans now known to have died in Kabul hotel attack, Afghan officials say. 18 more missed from those 5 feared dead.
6 other people, including 3 security forces, were reported wounded and more than 150 people, including 41 foreigners, have been rescued from the hotel, said Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish.
Afghan security officials confirmed that 34 provincial officials were gathered at the hotel to participate in a conference organized by the Telecommunication Ministry. The Taliban, which targeted the hotel in 2011, says it was behind the latest attack.
3 attackers were shot dead after 12 hours of siege
Sources: news.lv, bbc.co.uk
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