Liputan6.com, Kabul – Armed people released shot on Monday (12 December) inside a hotel in central Kabul popular with nationals China in an offensive that ended when at least three gunmen were killed by security forces, said the Taliban-run government. Channel News Asia, Tuesday (13/12/2022), two foreigners were injured while trying to escape by jumping from a hotel balcony, wrote a spokesperson Taliban Zabihullah Mujahid on Twitter.
Kabul Emergency Hospital , run by an Italian non-profit organization near the hotel that was attacked in the Shahr-e-Naw area, reported receiving 21 victims – 18 injured and three dead on arrival.
Taliban sources said the attack was carried out at the Longan hotel where the Chinese and other foreigners were
Video posted on Twitter by a journalist in Kabul and verified by Reuters shows smoke billowing from one of the floors amid the sound of gunfire, while a person can be seen
Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran said the attack took place around 2:30 p.m. local time, with residents in the area said they heard a strong explosion followed by gunfire.
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The attack came a day after the Chinese ambassador met with the deputy foreign minister Afghanistan to discuss security-related issues and seek more attention on the protection of its embassy. its magnitude in Kabul is monitoring the situation closely.