Kabul attack: Hostages use bed sheets to flee hotel

The dramatic moment when people tried to escape the siege of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul has been captured on camera. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. Six civilians, including a foreign woman and a telecommunications official from the western Farah province who was attending a conference, died, along with three attackers. Some 160 people were rescued after Afghan troops fought through the night to regain control of the building.

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