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Two of three gunmen killed in Badghis hotel attack

13 Jul 2019 Afghanistan Times

AT News Report

KABUL: Afghan security forces have killed two of the three suicide

bomber who stormed a hotel in Qala-i-Naw, capital city of western Badghis

province, official said.  

Interior ministry spokesman, Nusrat Rahim said these suicide

bombers stormed the hotel at around 12:40pm local time, and turned weapon

against civilians.

However, he did not say anything about civilian casualties,

but confirmed security forces killed two of three attackers. “One of the remaining

attacker is under siege.”

The Taliban group claimed responsibility for the attack,

saying its fighters entered a building near the police headquarter and fighting

continues in the area.

More details to follow.

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