Kabul Hotel Attack: Taliban Truck Bomb Strikes Hotel For Foreigners In Kabul

A compound housing foreign contractors in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has come under attack from Taliban fighters.

A Taliban attack on a Kabul house lodging foreign workers on Monday finished with the termination of every one of the three Taliban warriors seven hours after the violation started, police said. “The operation is over at this point. One policeman lost his life and three others were injured however none of the hotel staff or visitors were harmed,” Kabul police boss Abdul Rahman Rahimi told correspondents.

kabul hotel attack
Source – Stripes

The assault on Northgate apartment, an effectively protected compound for foreign temporary workers with impact dividers, watchtowers, and sniffer pooches, underscores the annoying security circumstance in Afghanistan. “A truck stuffed with explosives struck the way of Northgate,” an Afghan security source told AFP without offering any further information. The Taliban said the truck bomb made ready for their fighters to enter the office with rocket-moved explosives and little arms. Afghan commandos secluded off every blood vessel street paving the way to Northgate and apart from that, local forces were also observed at the spot, nearby media reporters reported.

Taliban attacks on foreign contracters
Source – Sindonews

Amongst January and June, 1,601 regular people were slaughtered and 3,565 were injured, a 4% expansion in losses contrasted with the same time frame a year ago, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said. Monday’s strike represents the report’s finding that suicide bombings and complex assaults are currently harming a larger number of regular citizens than roadside bombs.

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