Death Toll in Brazen Afghan Hotel Terror Attack Rises to 10

Suicide attackers stormed a popular Western-style hotel in Afghanistan on Tuesday, setting off explosions and exchanging gunfire with Afghan authorities for hours until NATO helicopters took out three of the remaining gunmen.

Guests at the Inter-Continental hotel in Kabul hid in their rooms during the attack, which killed 10 Afghan civilians — mostly hotel workers — and wounded 8, according to Afghan officials. The six suicide bombers and four gunmen involved in the raid were killed

Afghan police battled the assailants throughout the night with machine-gun fire and rocket-propelled grenades as tracer rounds went up over the blacked-out building.

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