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death toll from 12-hour taliban siege at luxury kabul hotel rises to 18

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death toll from 12-hour taliban siege at luxury kabul hotel rises to 18

at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, were killed in a bloody assault on a luxury hotel in kabul, an interior ministry spokesman said sunday, hours after the overnight attack ended.the taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on the six-storey intercontinental hotel on a hilltop overlooking the afghan capital.terrified guests trapped at the top of the building tied bedsheets together and climbed over balconies to escape the overnight assault.one lost his grip and fell in dramatic television footage by afghanistan's tolo news station, which also showed black smoke and flames billowing from the top of the hotel.smoke billows from the intercontinental hotel after an attack by armed gunmen in kabul (aap)epaspecial forces were l...