Gunmen attack Kabul guesthouse, 4 Indians killed


Kabul: Four Indians are among seven foreigners killed in an attack on a guesthouse during an hours-long siege that ended early this morning in Afghanistan capital, Kabul.Though the exact number of Indians killed in the siege was not known, Indian ambassador in Kabul Amar Sinha said there are “a few Indian casualties among others” in the Kabul attack. The other person dead is a US citizen, according to reports. As of now the death toll stands at 14 which is likely to increase, added the officers.

“Unfortunately a few Indian casualties among others at the Kabul g/house attack today,” Sinha tweeted.

So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the siege on the Park Palace guesthouse. It has guest rooms for visitors and a residential area for those who live full time in Kabul, including foreign aid workers.