Skip to comments.Afghan Taliban gunmen attack popular Kabul lakeside hotel
Posted on 06/21/2012 5:14:58 PM PDT by ColdOne
(Reuters) - Afghan Taliban gunmen, some armed with rocket propelled grenades and heavy machine guns, have attacked a hotel in Kabul's popular Qargha Lake recreation area, triggering a gunbattle, Afghan police said on Friday.
"Insurgents armed with RPG rockets, and heavy and light weapons, are inside the Spozhmai Hotel and fighting with security forces. We don't know their numbers and if there have been casualties," said Mohammad Zahir, head of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Kabul police.
The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying wealthy Afghans and foreigners used the hotel to have "wild parties" in the leadup to the Friday religious day holiday.
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seems June and Taliban in Afghanistan is common.....2011 too
The liberals better take note. Have a wild party and the talibunnies may come visit armed to chastise ye for wild parties.
Is this a disciplinable offense?
Were there any US SS Agents there?
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