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Gunmen Attack Serena Hotel in Kabul

March 20th, 2014 · 12:55 pm @   -  No Comments
Date of Occurrence: March 20, 2014 Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event: Attack on Hotel Compound Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: Unknown

Armed gunmen entered the Serena Hotel via a back door around 6:00 pm.  They remained in the hotel for over three hours before beginning their attack, which started in a restaurant inside the hotel.  After firing on a number of guests, the assailants hid in bathrooms as security forces arrived.  All gunmen were killed and Afghan special forces were on the scene.

The Serena Hotel was targeted in 2008 by a suicide bomber where six people were killed.


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