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Gunmen storm Kabul hotel

A man tries to escape from a balcony at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel during an attack by gunmen in Kabul, Afghanistan.


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A man tries to escape from a balcony at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel during an attack by gunmen in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A man tries to escape from a balcony at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel during an attack by gunmen in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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People escape during an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. 


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People escape during an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

People escape during an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel during an attack in Kabul. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel during an attack in Kabul. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel during an attack in Kabul. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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A wounded security guard receives help after being rescued from Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel.

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A wounded security guard receives help after being rescued from Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A wounded security guard receives help after being rescued from Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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Afghan security forces arrive the site of an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. 


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Afghan security forces arrive the site of an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Afghan security forces arrive the site of an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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The Intercontinental Hotel is seen burnt during an attack. 

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The Intercontinental Hotel is seen burnt during an attack. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

The Intercontinental Hotel is seen burnt during an attack. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan security forces keep watch as smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel. 


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Afghan security forces keep watch as smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Afghan security forces keep watch as smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A member of the Afghan security forces arrives the site of an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A member of the Afghan security forces arrives the site of an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A member of the Afghan security forces arrives the site of an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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Afghan women and child walk by ambulances during an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan women and child walk by ambulances during an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan women and child walk by ambulances during an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel.


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Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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