(Kabul) – Several people are reported dead after gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. Afghan officials say special forces have killed at all three of the attackers. Initial reports said there were four attackers.
At least five other people were killed and six wounded. Witnesses say the attackers got into the hotel through a kitchen and were shooting at guests.
The attack comes after the U.S. State Department issued a security alert for hotels in Kabul. There’s been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.