Helicopters over Lake Qargha
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Army end Taliban insurgent attack on hotel near Kabul

Afghan forces have killed the last of a group of heavily-armed Taliban insurgents who attacked a lake-side hotel.

Fifteen civilians, three security guards and a police officer are dead after twelve hours of fighting, near the Afghan capital Kabul.

The assault started late on Thursday as a group of Afghan families were gathering for a party at the hotel on Lake Qargha.

Quentin Sommerville reports from Kabul.

  • 22 Jun 2012
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