Updated: 03/21/2014 03:15 | By Agence France-Presse

Kabul hotel attacked by four gunmen, all now dead

Four suspected Taliban gunmen entered the luxury Serena hotel in central Kabul on Thursday evening before being shot dead, officials said, adding there were no details on casualties as guests were rushed to safe rooms.


Kabul hotel attacked by four gunmen, all now dead

An Afghan policeman stands near the security perimeter of the Serena hotel in Kabul late on March 20, 2014 - by Roberto Schmidt

"Four attackers who had managed to enter the Serena hotel are now dead. The area is now clear," Sediq Sediqqi, the interior ministry spokesman, told the Tolo TV news channel.

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